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Brush Collection

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  • Brush collection is a residential on-call collection service. Residents can schedule brush collection by visiting CHA311.com once yard waste has been placed curbside.  Select 'Garbage, Recycle, Bulky Trash, and Yard Waste,' then select 'brush' for request.

Call for Collection

  • Residents must call 311 at 423-643-6311 to schedule a collection once yard waste is placed on the curbside in one pile directly in front of their address.
  • Please note: although brush schedules are consistent; heavy storms may cause minor shifts or delays in pick up.


  • Wood waste may not be larger than 8-feet in length and 18-inches in diameter.
  • Brush piles must not have garbage or other refuse stacked on top or intermixed.
  • Brush collection crews will not collect items other than yard waste.
  • Small amounts of brush, bagged leaves, and bagged grass clippings may be placed inside your garbage container for weekly collection.
  • Do not approach collection trucks while they are servicing.


  • Brush must be assembled at only one location adjacent to or on the property where it was generated.
  • Place brush separate from other items and at least 3-feet away from all other objects.
  • Brush shall also be placed as near as practicable to a public street in front of the residence without blocking the roadway, any sidewalk, drainage ditch or catch basin in an appropriate authorized place for ease of collection.
  • Do not place Brush over water meters or low hanging wires.

Contractors and Businesses

  • Contractors who perform land clearing are not eligible for service.
  • It shall be unlawful for any contractor, business, or non-residential property to place such debris for residential collection.

Wood Recycling Center
Brush may also be disposed of at the Wood Recycling Center located at 4063 North Hawthorne Street (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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1250 Market Street
Chattanooga TN 37402 (map)
(423) 643-6311



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