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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.

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 for more information about Asbestos Materials. When hauling a load to our Transfer Station, you will need the Construction […]

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

Household Hazardous Waste Event July 21

When:  July 21, 2018 10am-2pm; Where:  Toledo Fire Station, 285 NE Burgess Road, Toledo, OR 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 & […]

FREE Compost for Earth Day, April 21!

Thompson’s Sanitary Service is offering FREE COMPOST, Saturday April 21 @ Agate Beach Transfer Station, 8096 NE Avery St. Newport, in celebration of Earth Day while supplies last, limit one pick-up load per person. The compost is from Pacific Region Compost, where TSS hauls Newport’s Mixed Compostables Material to. Hours Saturday April 21 are 9am-4pm.

Recycling Changes

As of March 1, 2018, our curbside Comingled/Mixed Recycling blue cart will no longer accept plastics #3-7 (number found on the bottom of the container) as well as shredded paper.  Going forward, the acceptable plastics will be #1 & 2 BOTTLES ONLY. All other recyclables will stay the same.  Please click here for the latest version of Waste 101, our guide to […]

Newport Recycling Center has Moved

The Newport Recycling Center has moved from the transfer station to 7450 NE Avery, Newport (next to the TSS office).  New hours for the Recycling Center are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm and the Center now has a recycling attendant to help you with questions.  Items currently accepted are Cardboard, Glass, Newspaper, and Motor Oil (in a capped […]

Holiday Schedule

All customers will be effected by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays this year because TSS observes both Christmas (Dec 25) and New Year’s (Jan 01) holidays, which fall on Monday this year. For those two holiday weeks, all service day will be one day later (if you have regular Monday service, it will be […]

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, […]