Solid Waste & Recycle Collections

Residential Services - Arlington provides residential waste and refuse collection services to its residents through a contract with Waste Pro of Tennessee. Details of each of the services provided is offered below, including: Garbage,  Recycling,  Yard/Bulk debris, and Household hazardous waste. 

Nonresidential Services - Non-residential facilities in Arlington are responsible for providing their own collection services. 


Welcome. New residents within the Arlington town-limits should contact Public Works at (901) 867-4980 to establish new trash collection service.  


Waste services are billed directly on your monthly MLGW bill.

Starting in August 2023, the monthly fee is $38.76 for residents, which includes weekly service, 1 garbage bin, 1 recycle bin, and yard debris pick-up.  


Waste Pro collects Monday - Friday, unless the schedule is shifted due to a holiday or other event.

See the Maps page to determine your designated pickup day based on your address. 

Green Trash can with Blue lid

Quick Tips handout
with basic info to download & print

Details of Weekly Service:

three black garbage bags sitting on sidewalk next to tree

Blue recycle cart with green lid and note to not bag recycle materials

Two trash cans sitting at end of driveway for pickup

Brown couch with tv, vacuum, and other junk on it

two open black bags full of grass clippings sitting on a lawn

Two black bags of yard debris beside a pile of sticks with measurements showing 6 square yards