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The Interlocal Solid Waste Authority was established in 1991 after the Solid Waste Authority Act of 1991 and is comprised of Franklin, Bedford, Lincoln and Moore Counties and the City of Tullahoma as members, as well as cities within these counties who have adopted resolutions to participate in the transportation and disposal of solid waste and in its education program.
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Notice of Electronic Public Meeting • April 8, 2020

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Tenn. Code. Ann. § 8-44-101 et seq. that a meeting of the Interlocal Solid Waste Authority (“ISWA”) Board of Directors is to be conducted by ELECTRONIC MEANS ONLY pursuant to Executive Orders Nos. 14-16 (March 2020) and is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., for purposes consistent with the Executive Orders; provided, however, the in-person public meeting at the regular meeting place of the ISWA in the Fayetteville Municipal Building Auditorium, 110 Elk Avenue South, Fayetteville, Tennessee, has been cancelled. The ISWA invites you to join our Electronic Meeting via Zoom Meeting by logging onto the internet at ( or access audio only by calling (1+312.626.6799 Central Time Zone) or (1+929. 205.6099 Eastern Time Zone.)

For additional information concering the potential rescheduling or conduct of such meeting, please periodically check the ISWA internet website ( for additional details or contact David C. Higney, Legal Counsel, 633 Chestnut Street, Suite 900, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37450 (423.756.8400.)

CANCELED • Hazardous Waste Event • CANCELED

How to Recycle/Dispose of Paint: Latex, Water Based

The best ways to manage latex, acrylic, and water-based paints and stains are to

  • Dry it up!
  • Use it up!!
  • Pass it on!
  • Recycle It!
In addition, dried out latex paint may be safely disposed of in your regular household trash. Read more

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    To provide efficient and cost effective disposal of solid waste and to educate the citizens within the region on waste reduction and recycling practices.

    ISWA holds the contract for waste disposal within the region. We also have a contract for the mulching of yard waste that members can utilize. The region also provides an education program for the schools and the general public on waste reduction and recycling.

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Carol Fulmer

Carol Fulmer
Carol is the Regional Administrator of Education, Recycling & Waste Reduction and is available for presentations to organizations and groups, as well as for workshops, education booths, classroom programs, and for help organizing and setting up school and business recycling programs, drives and teacher in-service training.
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