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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 before placing in cart so contents do not easily blow out. Put your cart out at 6:00am the morning of your service day, when wind […]

Household Battery Recycling Change

The battery recycler Thompson’s Sanitary uses has new sorting requirements and is now charging a fee to recycle. Due to that change, the batteries are now included in the $10 recycling fee at the Newport Recycling Center (next to the TSS office) M-F 9:00-4:00pm.* -OR- In collaboration with the City of Newport Library, you can […]

Thompson’s Partners with Newport Middle to Promote Sustainable Practices

Thompson’s Sanitary is proud to partner with the Lincoln County School District in helping Newport Middle students learn about sustainability and responsible waste practices. You can find this article in the Winter edition of the LCSD Compass News! This article talks about our journey with Newport Middle to become an Oregon Green School, www.oregongreenschools.org

Thompson’s Sanitary has a new look!

We felt it was time to change our logo and colors to reflect how our business is evolving. Our hope is when customers see this new look, it will signify to them our commitment to sustainable waste options and how nothing is ever truly thrown away – it all ends up somewhere whether it’s recycled […]

New Asbestos Abatement Requirements

Due to new requirements by Oregon DEQ regarding Asbestos Abatement, all loads being hauled to Agate Beach Transfer Station will now require Asbestos paperwork. Please take a look at the Lincoln County Haulers Association Asbestos Flyer and in Espanol for more information about Asbestos Materials. When hauling a load to our Transfer Station, you will […]

No Service on Thanksgiving

We’ll be enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with our family and friends! There will be no regular garbage/recycling service that day and our office will be closed Thursday, November 22 in observance of the holiday. If your regular service day falls on Thursday, you will receive service on Friday. Subsequently, Friday customers will receive service on […]

Recycle your Jack-o-lantern!

Want a neat Halloween trick? Recycle your wilting jack-o-lantern after it’s useful life is over! Pumpkins and gourds can go in your Mixed Compostables cart where they’re recycled into compost ♻️🎃 Psst…don’t forget to take the candle out first and painted pumpkins go in the trash.

Struggling with fruit flies?

Click here for four easy homemade fruit fly traps (and a couple we’ve tried around here) that work: https://everydayroots.com/how-to-get-rid-of-fruit-flies