Welcome to the Clean Commission
The Cookeville-Putnam County Clean Commission is a local non-profit organization in Putnam County, Tennessee. The Clean Commission is committed to providing leadership to educate and involve ALL Putnam County residents. By teaching litter prevention, recycling, and proper waste management, we encourage the citizens of Putnam County to beautify and improve their environment. Through specific programming to schools, business and industry, we can make a positive impact toward conserving our natural resources for future generations.
Nadine Armstrong, Executive Coordinator 537-3278
Clean Commission News
TAKE YOUR OLD TVS to the Putnam County Solid Waste Dept., at 1846 So. Jefferson Street. Past the scale house, to the right is a large open door. Please drive slowly into the building and an attendant will take you old TV for recycling. The recycling facililty is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Call the Solid Waste Dept. at 528-3884.
The Putnam County Solid Waste Dept. accepts paint at its Convenience Center at 3000 Dacco Quarry Road only on Tuesday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. If convenient you can dry your latex paint to a solid at home and dispose of in your household garbage.
The Solid Waste Dept. Recycling Facility and Transfer Station on Jefferson Avenue now accepts eWaste. Just drive around to right, to the back of the building and park near the big open door. There are cardboard boxes inside for eWaste, as well as for recycilng office paper, glass, #1 - #7 plastic, newspaper and aluminum and steel cans. This facility is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
New board members for 2009 are Rose Black, Harold Burris and Paula Zimmerman, who is returning.
The Clean Commission has a lot of activities scheduled for this spring. March, April and May are Putnam Pride Days and we will be helping coordinate roadway cleanups. We loan safety vests, trash grabbers and provide garbage bags and disposable gloves.
We will be starting our Property Enhancement Awards in April.; participating in: TTU's W.O.W., Window on the World, The Relay for Life, and NatureFest. You can call in or email residential and business nominees for our property awards.
We are planning a summer eWaste Collection the first part of June. We will be furnishing details soon.
Cookeville-Putnam County Clean Commission
P.O. Box 299
Cookeville, TN 38503
Our office is located at 2370 Quinland Lake Rd. located in the new North Gate Business Park.
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The Clean Commission is a United Way Partner Agency.
The Clean Commision and this web-site are partially funded by a litter and recyling education grant from the TN Dept of Transportation.