CITY CREWS WILL COLLECT TRASH & RECYCLING ON MEMORIAL DAY!
Beginning on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013, the City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews will collect trash and recycling on most holidays.
Riverside Recycling Begins Summer Hours
Riverside Recycling will be operating on it's summer schedule. The facility will be open from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Saturday. For more information, call 797-6200.
Spring Clean Up:
Please note that the City does not offer curbside collection of yard waste in the spring. If you have grass clippings, leaves, garden waste or similar materials, please bring them to Riverside Recycling. If you have bulky items you wish to dispose of, you may bring them to Riverside Recycling as well.
Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2013
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2013.
Big Trash? Tag it & Take it to the Curb
Starting Monday, May 14, the City of Portlandís Department of Public Services will officially launch a new bulky waste program, Tag It Ė Bulky Item Pick-Up, for residents.
Household Hazardous Waste collection at Riverside Recycling Facility begins Saturday, April 7, 2012.
The City of Portland, Riverside Recycling Facility begins 2012 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection on Saturday, April 7, 2012 during normal business hours.
Single Sort Recycling PSA
Portland has started a new program for Single Sort Recycling. Check out the
of this program.
Administration: 207 874-8801
Riverside Recycling: 207 797-6200
Recycling Hotline: 207 756-8189
Bulky Waste Info: 207 874-8815
Bulky Waste Reporting: 207 756-8166
Tag It --
Bulky Item Collection
The City of Portland's solid waste program provides residents with convenient and environmentally friendly ways to recycle or dispose of unwanted items. A staff of 19 employees provides a variety of services including:
- Weekly curbside collection of trash and recyclables
- Emptying litter receptacles located in public spaces
- Servicing and maintaining the "silver bullet" drop off recycling center
- Providing contract hauling services for Ecomaine
- Providing waste and recycling collection services for public schools and City buildings
- Monitoring and ensuring safe and compliant operations at Riverside Recycling
- Providing 9 household hazardous waste collection events
- Providing bulky waste collection services through the E-card program and the Bulky Sticker
Troy Moon, Environmental Program and Open Space Manager
Craig Pyy, Solid Waste Coordinator
Dawn Davidson, Administrative Associate
Suzanne Hunt, Sanitary Compliance Officer