Recent Posts & Archive

Business as Usual for the 4th of July

The transfer station, 8096 NE Avery, Newport, will be OPEN Saturday, 9am-5pm for self-hauling. Our business office hours (closed Saturday’s) and service routes are unchanged. Have a happy and healthy 4th!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the recent increase in local cases, our office will be unavailable to walk-in traffic until further notice. Our office staff will be answering phones and email, as well as conducting business during regular business hours, but our doors remain locked. You can make appointments to drop off your shredboxes […]

*New* Donation Form

As a locally owned family business, “Community Support” is a core value of our company. We strive to spread our limited resources across our community by helping support our local schools, community groups, and non-profits. Due to the high number of requests we receive each year, we now asking all organizations seeking a donation to […]

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 28 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 […]

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