Due to inclement weather, Riverside Recycling Facility will close at 3 p.m. today.
Riverside will also delay opening tomorrow, Friday, February 14, 2014 until 9:30a.m. when the storm has cleared and residents can safely enter the facility.
Sanitation crews WILL collect trash & recycling on President's Day, Monday, February 17, 2014!
The City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews WILL
collect trash and recycling on most Federal Holidays in 2014. All items need to be placed curbside by 6:30 a.m. to ensure collection.
Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2014
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2014.
The City's Curbside Leaf Collection has concluded for 2013. The last day of curbside collection was Friday, November 29
The City's Curbside Leaf Collection has concluded for 2013. The last day of curbside collection was Friday, November 29.
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
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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