Seasonal Burning Ends April 30, 2019.

No burning will be allowed between May 1 - Sept. 30, 2019.

Air Quality Index: 48
Air Quality: Good
Highest Pollutant: Fine Particles
Burning Allowed: Yes
Air Quality Index
48
Air Quality
Good
Highest Pollutant
Fine Particles
Burning Allowed
Yes

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.