From City of Knoxville:
Waste Connections, the city's household garbage and recycling contractor, will be closed on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. The collection for garbage and curbside recycling for Thursday will be picked up on Friday, and Friday's collection will be picked up on Saturday.
The downtown trash collections will not run on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, but will run on their regular schedule Friday.
The city's recycling centers will be open through the weekend but the Goodwill attendant will not work on Thanksgiving Day.
The city's Solid Waste Management Facility located at 1033 Elm Street will be closed on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.