Recent Posts & Archive

Oct 30, Transfer Station Scale Maintenance

October 30 we’ll be doing routine maintenance on our Transfer Station Scale, which means the scale will be down all that day. All Transfer Station customers and route drivers will need to use our scales at the Thompson’s Sanitary Main office, 7450 NE Avery St, Newport. Thank you in advance for your patience!

Message from Composters serving Oregon

Commercial composting facilities don’t want Compostable Packaging and Serviceware in your Mixed Compostables cart. Thompson’s Sanitary Service hauls curbside Mixed Compostables to a commercial composting facility, Pacific Region Compost, in Corvallis. They, along with their Oregon counterparts, have published a document including nine reasons why those items should not be included. Click on this document, […]

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 […]

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