Recent Posts & Archive

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

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, […]

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. […]

Glass Recycling Depot Change

Are you looking for our glass recycling container on the lot by the hospital? We apologize, but were required to move it because the owner is prepping the lot to sell. No worries, you can still recycle your glass at the Agate Beach Transfer Station and the Rogue parking lot in South Beach. The county […]