Air Quality Index: 84
Air Quality: Moderate
Highest Pollutant: Ozone
Burning Allowed: No
Air Quality Index
84
Air Quality
Moderate
Highest Pollutant
Ozone
Burning Allowed
No

Alternatives to Burning

The APCB encourages Hamilton County residents to find alternatives to burning brush.  Burning leaves, brush and other vegetation produces smoke.  Smoke contains a number of hazardous air pollutants, which increases levels of ozone and fine particle pollution.  These pollutants cause health effects ranging from allergies to cancer.

The Bureau recommends residents:

Brush Collection Sites

Wood Recycling Center  3925 North Hawthorne Street Chattanooga, TN 37406 423.697.9702 (map)
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This facility is located within the Wood Recycling Center.

City Landfill  9327 Birchwood Pike Harrison, TN 37341 423.326.1566 (map)
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.