Author: Lisa Gray

Windy Day Service Tips

Tie your garbage up in bags so if the cart happens to blow over, garbage doesn’t get littered across your neighborhood. Place recyclables in a paper bag and fold over (& staple) before placing in cart so contents do not easily blow out. Put your cart out at 6:00am the morning of your service day, […]

Household Hazardous Waste Event Aug 1

When:  August 1, 2020 9:00am-2:00pm; Where:  Thompson’s Sanitary Service, 7450 NE Avery, Newport All Lincoln County residents can properly dispose of the most highly-hazardous household waste for free during this annual event.  This includes: Poisons:  pesticides, herbicides, fungicides & other poisons. Heavy Metals:  mercury & products containing elemental mercury Corrosives:  acids, bases & reactives Sponsored […]

Holiday Waste & Recycling

The Holidays are upon us which usually means an increase in household waste.  Please review our Waste 101 flyer or our Holiday Recycling Guide.  Although, here are a few highlighted items to keep in mind when recycling holiday waste: Trees, Wreaths, Garlands, Swags, and Flowers/Poinsettias can all go in your Mixed Compostables cart.  Please remember to remove all wires, […]

No Service Change July 4th

There will be no changes to garbage and recycling service for the week of July 4th.  Please put your carts out – we don’t want to miss you! The Agate Beach Transfer Station will close early at 3:00pm on July 4th.

ShredBox – give it a try!

Need easy confidential document destruction? Thompson’s Sanitary has partnered with iSecure, a certified NAID document shredding company to bring you ShredBox.  Just collect your confidential materials:  paper, CD’s, cassettes, in the convenient ShredBox and bring it to our office in Newport, 7450 NE Avery. All of your material will be secured and ready for destruction. […]

2017: Make a Resoultion to Recycle

Don’t have a New Year’s Resolution yet–how about the 3 R’s? Help yourself and the planet by downloading our Waste 101 Guide in English or Spanish @ thompsonsanitary.com under curbside service. There are literally thousands of ways to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Our guide can lead you through all things recyclable in Newport.

Can Cancer In November

This month, envelopes are arriving in all garbage/recycling customer mailboxes asking for donations to this worthy cause. This program raises money for local cancer patients struggling to pay their non-medical related bills. The Lincoln County Haulers, in conjunction with the local hospital foundations are working together to give our neighbors assistance with their fight against […]

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

It’s fruit fly season!  And as much as we love composting, sometimes the kitchen compost container can create a fruit fly wonderland.  Here at Thompson’s we found a great link with helpful home remedies for getting rid of fruit flies in the kitchen:  http://everydayroots.com/how-to-get-rid-of-fruit-flies.  Try these tips and let us know your favorite!

August Issue of TrashTalk

Newport is diverting millions of pounds from the Landfill, but we need YOUR help to reduce contaminants (items that don’t belong). Please take a few minutes to review what goes in the cart. August issue of TrashTalk.

NEW Secure Confidential Shredding Service

Thompson’s has partnered with iSecure, Inc. to bring Newport convenient, secure document shredding with local customer service.  iSecure mobile shredding trucks shred confidential documents onsite at a competitve price, and customers schedule and get billed through Thompson’s Sanitary. Shred Service Flyer.