Contact Information

Ronald Watkins, Solid Waste Manager
450 Recycling Drive
PO Box 7
Paris, TN 38242
Office:  731-641-0018 or 731-644-2678


For Recycling Questions:
Recycling Center:
Fax:  731-642-1729

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 Henry County Recycling                              

Operational Hours:  7AM to 3:30PM M-F


Henry County Recycling Center offers pick up services to business and industrial customers free of charge. Occasional residential pickup can be arranged.  Henry County is pleased to offer this service to the community!


Items That Can be Recycled at 

Henry County Recycling Center:



  • Aluminum
  • Tin/Steel Cans (rinsed and clean)
  • Vegetable Cans (rinsed and clean)
  • Dog/Cat Food Cans (rinsed and clean)
  • Aerosol Spray Cans (Empty / No Lids)
  • Scrap Metal
  • “Dead” Appliances


  • Books
  • Printer Paper
  • Newspaper
  • White Packing Paper
  • Telephone Books
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Junk Mail


  • Auto, Lawn, Nickel-Cadmium


  • Flat Screen Televisions
  • Computer Equipment
  • Microwaves
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Other electronic equipment

Note: Tube Type TV’s and Computer Monitors should be taken to land fill. HC Recycling does not accept older Tube TV’s any longer.


  • A raised number (1 through 7) in a triangle on the bottom of most plastic containers tells you what type of plastic it is and if it can be recycled.

Henry County Accepts: #1 and #2 Plastic Only

  • Number 1 PET
  • Number 2 HDPE
  • Drink Bottles
  • Liquid Washing Detergents Containers
  • Milk Jugs
  • Cooking Oil Bottles


  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Brown Packing Paper
  • Paper Feed Bags
  • Brown Grocery Bags
  • Cereal Boxes (Remove Liner)
  • Other Chip Board Boxes

Automotive Fluids:

  • Used motor oil
  • Used antifreeze (household only)

Wood Pallets


  • Oil Based
  • Latex


Material Not Accepted

  Household trash

  • Styrofoam
  • Black Plastic Bags/Bulk Grocery Bags
  • Freezer Boxes
  • Soiled Cardboard Boxes
  • Glass
  • Fluorescent Bulbs- Accepted at Lowes
  • Plastic Number 3-7
  • Tube Type Televisions/Tube Type Computer Monitors


Household Hazardous Waste Information