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Completely empty aerosol cans can be disposed in your curbside blue co-mingled container or at the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport. If there are contents in the can, please contact us to find the most responsible way to dipose of them.

Aluminum is a metal that can be recycled indefinitely. Please recycle in your curbside blue co-mingled recycling container or at the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

Aluminum is a metal that can be recycled indefinitely. Please recycle in your curbside blue co-mingled recycling container, at the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, or at local grocery stores.

You can haul old appliances, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, for recycling (fees associated). If you have an old working refrigerator/freezer to get rid of, check out the PUD Clash for Clunkers program.

Asbestos was commonly used in building projects, but the fibers are dangerous and should be disposed of carefully. Please contact us​ to responsibly dispose of your asbestos as special waste.

Household batteries can be dropped for recycling at the following locations: Thompson’s Sanitary Service office, Newport City Hall, Newport Fire Dept, Newport Police Dept, Newport Public Library, Newport Recreation Center. Car batteries need to be disposed of at the Transfer Station.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Small amounts of books can be put in your curbside blue co-mingled recycling container.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate.

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of brush trimmings in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

You can recycle cardboard in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Please place CD cases in landfill/trash cart for disposal; they are not recyclable.

Chemicals should never be disposed down the drain, on the ground, or into a storm sewer. Adding them to your other solid waste can be dangerous to sanitation workers or waste treatment systems. Always check product labels for direction on proper disposal. C​ontact us to learn more about special hazardous drop-off facilities for paints, solvents, pesticides, cleaning, automotive, and other products.

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of mixed compostables in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Grease and cooking oil should never be poured into the sink. Simply pour the grease or cooking oil into a jug or bottle with a tight lid to avoid leaks and place it in your regular trash container for weekly pickup.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

We have a crayon recycling program throughout our local schools as well as a drop off location at our office, 7450 NE Avery, Newport

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

Small drywall pieces can fit in your trash/landfill cart, but you can haul or we can haul it to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport. Remember to cover your load!

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge. Other types of electronics are currently not included in this program.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station for disposal, 8096 NE Avery (fees associated).  Contact us for an estimate because it may be cheaper for us to come get it.  Remember to cover your load if you’re hauling!

Ask about our fishing net recycling program through info@thompsonsanitary.com

Please put fluorescent bulbs in your landfill/trash cart for disposal.

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of all food waste in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

Check out the PUD Cash for Clunkers program. We will pick up your working freezer, haul it at no cost, and you get a credit on your PUD bill.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Glass can be recycled at the following depot locations: Agate Beach Recycling Center, South Beach @ Rogue Brewery parking lot, lot on SW 9th near Pacific Communities Hospital

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of all grass clippings/yard debris in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

Grease and cooking oil should never be poured into the sink. Simply pour the grease or cooking oil into a jug or bottle with a tight lid to avoid leaks and place it in your regular trash container for weekly pickup.

Chemicals should never be disposed down the drain, on the ground, or into a storm sewer. Adding them to your other solid waste can be dangerous to sanitation workers or waste treatment systems. Always check product labels for direction on proper disposal. C​ontact us to learn more about special hazardous drop-off facilities for paints, solvents, pesticides, cleaning, automotive, and other products.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Be a responsible pet owner, please dispose pet waste in the landfill/trash cart. Do NOT put in your Mixed Compostables cart.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

We have Sharps containers for your medical hypodermic needle disposal.  The Sharps container sizes are gallon and quart sizes and price includes disposal.  Contact info@thompsonsanitary.com for prices.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

Chemicals should never be disposed down the drain, on the ground, or into a storm sewer. Adding them to your other solid waste can be dangerous to sanitation workers or waste treatment systems. Always check product labels for direction on proper disposal. C​ontact us to learn more about special hazardous drop-off facilities for paints, solvents, pesticides, cleaning, automotive, and other products.

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of all leaves/yard debris in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

Please put light bulbs in your landfill/trash cart for disposal.

You can recycle magazines by throwing in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station for disposal, 8096 NE Avery (fees associated). Contact us for an estimate because it may be cheaper for us to come get it.  Remember to cover your load if you’re hauling!

We have Sharps containers for your medical hypodermic needle disposal.  The Sharps container sizes are gallon and quart sizes and price includes disposal.  Contact info@thompsonsanitary.com for prices.

You can haul old appliances, or we can haul for you, to be recycled at the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate.

Currently milk (waxed) cartons can’t be recycled in our area.  Please put them in your landfill/trash cart for disposal.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

You can recycle newspaper in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

You can recycle office paper in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Chemicals should never be disposed down the drain, on the ground, or into a storm sewer. Adding them to your other solid waste can be dangerous to sanitation workers or waste treatment systems. Always check product labels for direction on proper disposal. C​ontact us to learn more about special hazardous drop-off facilities for paints, solvents, pesticides, cleaning, automotive, and other products.

You can recycle paper in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center.

Chemicals should never be disposed down the drain, on the ground, or into a storm sewer. Adding them to your other solid waste can be dangerous to sanitation workers or waste treatment systems. Always check product labels for direction on proper disposal. C​ontact us to learn more about special hazardous drop-off facilities for paints, solvents, pesticides, cleaning, automotive, and other products.

Be a responsible pet owner, please dispose pet waste in the landfill/trash cart. Do NOT put in your Mixed Compostables cart.

You can recycle phone books in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of all food-soiled paper in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

Plastic bags can be recycled at the Agate Beach Recycling Center or in the plastic bag receptables at local grocery stores

You can recycle plastic tubs in your curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or bring to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

As long as your proprane tank is empty, we can recycle it at the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport

PVC Pipe can go in your landfill/trash cart or can be hauled to the Agate Beach Transfer Station, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated)

Check out the PUD Cash for Clunkers program. We will pick up your working refrigerator haul it at no cost, and you get a credit on your PUD bill.

Reusable grocery bags are great because they save plastic bags from being buried in our landfill, but can’t be recycled.  Please put them in your landfill/trash cart for disposal when they’ve lived their useful life.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

You can haul scrap metal, or we can haul for you, to be recycled at the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Shredded paper should be contained in a paper bag or cereal box and put in the curbside Comingled blue recycle cart or taken to the Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

Your styrofoam can be disposed of with your regular trash collection. Simply bag your styrofoam waste before putting it in your trash can.

Through the Oregon E-Cycles program, anyone can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to our Agate Beach Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery, Newport for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge.

Bring your tires to be recycled at the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center. Fees associated. Check our self haul link for rates.

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of tree trimmings in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.

You can haul, or we can haul for you, to the Agate Beach Transfer Station/Recycling Center, 8096 NE Avery (fees associated). Contact us at info@thompsonsanitary.com for an estimate. Remember to cover your load!

VHS tapes go in your landfill/trash cart at the curb. Currently, there are no reyclcing programs for VHS tapes.

Pallets can be put into Mixed Compostables ONLY if the pallets are NOT treated wood, ALL nails removed, and are CUT into 3-foot lengths.  Otherwise you can haul them to the Agate Beach Transfer Station, 8096 NE Avery (fees may be associated).  Please cover your load!

If it grows, it goes! You can dispose of yard debris (tree/grass trimmings, leaves, brush, weeds) in your curbside Mixed Compostables cart for weekly service.