Solid Waste Management

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Check-in at the Landfill concludes at 3:15 PM promptly. If you arrive later than 3:15 PM, the scale operator will be unable to check you in that day. 

The Williamson County Landfill closes promptly at 3:30 p.m. Your load must be empty, and you must be leaving the facility at 3:30 p.m. If you cannot return to the scale empty by 3:30 p.m., you are not allowed to enter. 

Spring Back Mattress Recycling Announcement

In partnership with Spring Back Mattress Recycling, Williamson County residents will have the opportunity to recycle mattresses and box springs at the Nolensville Convenience Center only beginning September 1, 2023. Click here to learn more!

Carpet Container Removal Memo

Effective Friday, July 21, 2023, Williamson County's carpet disposal containers will be removed from the Grassland Convenience Center and the Nolensville Convenience Center. 

Residents with large loads of carpet and/or carpet padding should bring the carpet to the Landfill for disposal. 

Individual pieces of carpet and carpet padding should be 5 feet X 8 feet or less in order to utilize the convenience center compactors. Residents with 5 rolls of carpet or less may continue to dispose of carpet in the trash compactor at the convenience center locations. Click here to learn more about the Williamson County Convenience Centers.

Landfill Load Limit Change for Residents

Effective January 2, 2023, Williamson County residents bringing debris to the landfill from their personal residence only may deliver up to 5 tons per year at no charge, excluding tires.


TO:                  Williamson County Solid Waste Customers

FROM:            Mac Nolen, Director

                        Williamson County Solid Waste

DATE:              January 11, 2022

RE:                   Price Increase

                        Effective February 1, 2022, the new pricing for Class 1 (household waste) and Class 3 & 4 (demolition) will increase to $75.00 per ton.

                        Effective February 1, 2022, Williamson County has implemented a tonnage limit on all commercial haulers of 300 tons per month, for each company. When this limit has been met, you will need to make other disposal facility arrangements. 

                        These updates were approved by the Williamson County Municipal Solid Waste Board and the Board of County Commissioners, via Resolution No. 1-22-30.

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 Williamson County Solid Waste Department


Our mission is to have a comprehensive, innovative, countywide solid waste management system that is flexible, sustainable, coordinated and built on a foundation of sound environmental principles with collaboration of county departments and municipalities.

The Williamson County Solid Waste Department's main headquarters are conveniently located off Exit 14 on 840 and is comprised of the county landfill, Williamson Recycles and Keep Williamson Beautiful.

Williamson Recycles is the education division of the Solid Waste Department. Keep Williamson Beautiful is the volunteer management division of the Solid Waste Department and an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

The Solid Waste Department manages 10 convenience centers located throughout Williamson County and an additional recycling drop-off center. County recycling centers are for Williamson County resident use only and are free of charge. Click here for more information and locations.

Landfill Commercial Rates

Please come prepared with an accepted form of payment. Accepted forms of payment include cash, check or a physical credit card we can process on site. Credit card numbers verbalized without a physical card in hand cannot be accepted. 

Accepted Forms of Payment: 
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, & Discover Only). 
    • Physical credit card must be with you.
NOTE: A 2.5% Service Fee (minimum fee $1.95) will be applied to all credit card transactions. 
 This fee is assessed by the credit card processor and 
 Williamson County Government receives no portion of this assessed fee.

***  We cannot allow your entrance if you do not have a physical accepted form of payment in hand.  ***

Commercial Rates effective February 1, 2022:

  • Class I - $75.00/ Ton
  • Class III/IV - $75.00/ Ton
  • Clean Wood Waste and chips - $40.00 / Ton

 Waste Tire Rates effective July 1, 2013:

  • Manifested Waste Tires - $45.00 / Ton
  • Non-Manifested Waste Tires - $115.00 / Ton

Solid Waste Department Holiday Schedule

All Solid Waste departmental facilities including the landfill, all county recycling centers, Williamson Recycles and Keep Williamson Beautiful are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • December 23rd - close early at 3 PM
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day