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Knoxville-Area Recycling Companies Ranked by Pounds of Material Recycled, Then Employment
Rank
'16
'15CompanyPhone
Website
2015 lbs. recycled
Alum. cans
Batteries
Bulky items
Cardboard
Computers
Glass
Mixed paper
Motor oil filters
Newspaper
Plastics 1-2
Plastics 1-7
Scrap metal
Steel cans
Local emps./locs.
Parent company
Top local executive
Founded locally
14WestRock Knoxville Recycle1
1323 Proctor St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-522-6129
westrock.com
211,664,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
412/1
WestRock Co.
Norcross, GA
John Studer
General manager
1949
21PSC Metals
5205 N. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-0911
pscmetals.com
196,915,611
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
72/4 Knoxville, Harriman3
PSC Metals
Mayfield Heights, OH
Jason Avery
Vice president, operations
1997
3NRNature's Best Organics
8707 Joe Daniels Road
Knoxville, TN 37831
865-927-7646
naturesbestorganicstn.com
80,000,000
23/2
Trinity Business Group
Baton Rouge, LA
Blake Brian
General manager
2000
42Tennessee American Recycling
200 W. Springdale Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-558-3034
tennesseeamericanrecycling.com
55,000,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
14/2
American Recycling Group
Marietta, GA
Clark Lindsey
President
2009
5NRFort Loudon Waste and Recycling
2742 Hancock St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-521-5094
NA
28,774,763
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
20/1
NA
NA
Eddie Bales
Jason Bales
President
Treasurer, secretary
2009
65Waste Management of Tennessee
9504 Diggs Gap Road
Heiskell, TN 37754
865-525-0529
wm.com
19,630,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
85/1
Waste Management
Houston, TX
Mitch Rowan
Director of operations4
NA
7NRUnited DMS
3006 E. Industrial Parkway
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-637-2560
uniteddms.com
18,000,0005
36/2
United Resource Recovery Corp.
Spartanburg, SC
Gerry Fishbeck
President
1992
88Waste Connections of Tennessee6
2400 Chipman St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-522-8161
wasteconnectionstn.com
5,508,840
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
236/3
Waste Connections
The Woodlands, TX
Greg Hee
Division vice president
2002
96Spectra Recycling
225 Brookdale Road
Maryville, TN 37801
865-970-0005
spectrarecycling.com
5,000,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
24/2
Spectra Environmental Group
Maryville, TN
Steve Dixon
CEO
1992
1 Formerly RockTenn Knoxville Recycle; 2 24 regular employees, 17 temporary sort-line employees; 3 Knoxville, Harriman; 4 Ark., Tenn., Ala., Ky. area; 5 United DMS recycles medical and industrial X-ray films; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from 2015 survey
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