Understanding Donation Bins
On July 1, 2015, organizations operating collection receptacles ("donation bins") are subject to certain labeling requirements and must have notarized permission from property owners to place a donation bin.
The law classifies three categories for individuals or organizations operating these receptacles:
Individuals can now snap a photo of any donation bin in Tennessee, and post it to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag “#BinCheck” as a way to report a bin in question to the Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming. Posts should also include the bin’s approximate location, including city, county and business it may be near.