recycling news

Sanitation crews WILL collect trash & recycling on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 21, 2014!  (4/11/2014)
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. More

Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2014  (12/6/2013)
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2014. More

USM announces the 2nd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day  (3/11/2014)
It's Spring Cleaning Time! USM announces the 2nd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day! More

The City's Curbside Leaf Collection has concluded for 2013. The last day of curbside collection was Friday, November 29  (12/6/2013)
The City's Curbside Leaf Collection has concluded for 2013. The last day of curbside collection was Friday, November 29. More

Single Sort Recycling PSA  (5/24/2007)
Portland has started a new program for Single Sort Recycling. Check out the video of this program. More

Riverside Recycling Facility | 910 Riverside Street | Portland, Maine 04103 | (207) 797-6200

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Contact Information

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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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:

Key Staff

Troy Moon, Environmental Program and Open Space Manager
Craig Pyy, Solid Waste Coordinator
Dawn Davidson, Administrative Associate
Suzanne Hunt, Sanitary Compliance Officer