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Knoxville-Area Recycling Companies Ranked by Pounds of Material Recycled, Then Employment
Rank
'15
'14CompanyPhone
Website
2014 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
12PSC Metals1
5205 N. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-0911
pscmetals.com
389,388,142
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
103/52
PSC Metals
Mayfield Heights, OH
Stan Johnson
Regional finance director3
1997
24Tennessee American Recycling
200 W. Springdale Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-558-3034
tennesseeamericanrecycling.com
47,000,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
15/2
American Recycling Group
Marietta, GA
Clark Lindsey
President
2009
35Goodwill Industries - Knoxville
P.O. Box 11066
Knoxville, TN 37939
865-588-8567
gwiktn.org
31,336,206
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
460/44
Goodwill Industries - International
Boston, MA
Liz Nother
President, CEO
1971
43RockTenn Knoxville Recycle
1323 Proctor St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-522-6129
rocktenn.com
27,700,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
41/1
Rock-Tenn Converting Co.
Norcross, GA
Ed Schmitt
General manager
1949
57Waste Management of Tennessee
9504 Diggs Gap Road
Heiskell, TN 37754
865-525-0529
wm.com
15,426,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
75/1
Waste Management
Houston, TX
Mitch Rowan
Director of operations4
NA
68Spectra Recycling
225 Brookdale Road
Maryville, TN 37801
865-970-0005
spectrarecycling.com
15,000,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
12/2
Spectra Environmental Group
Maryville, TN
Steve Dixon
CEO
1992
711Miller Recycling
131 Verner Ave.
Newport, TN 37821
423-625-3797
millerrecyclingllc.com
9,700,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
22/2
NA
NA
Tim Miller
Vice president, general manager
2004
86Waste Connections of Tennessee
2400 Chipman St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-522-8161
wasteconnectionstn.com
5,508,8405
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
236/3
Waste Connections
The Woodlands, TX
Greg Hee
Division vice president
2002
914Tennessee Trash Service
P.O. Box 22244
Knoxville, TN 37933
865-966-0086
tntrashservice.com
3,542,000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
52/1
Tennessee Trash Service
Lenoir City, TN
Kimberly A. Turner
General manager
2004
10NRCartridge World
9450 S. Northshore Drive, Ste. 103
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-4465
cartridgeworldusa.com/store555
21,575
Y
Y
3/1
Cartridge World North America
McHenry, IL
Scott Landry
Owner, operator
2005
1 Source declined to participate. Information from 2014 survey; 2 Knoxville, Maryville, Harriman, Rockwood; 3 Southern region; 4 Ark., Tenn., Ala., Ky. area; 5 21,934,550 lbs. for total division, which includes Knoxville-area and Chattanooga-area
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