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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

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 […]