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.
Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan Tier III Update Final Report
The City of Portland has received DEP Approval for the Final CSO Control Plan for Tier III. We want to alert you to the fact that City Council will take up the Bond Authorization for implementing the CSO Tier III program at their May 6 and May 20 City Council meetings. An order will be before the City Council to authorize $170,000,000 in sewer bonds for the construction of the projects called for in the Tier III Plan. May 6 will serve as the first read but also a public hearing. May 20 will be the final read and vote on the authorization. To view the full document please click here
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.
E-card Changes at Riverside Recycling Facility
Beginning July 1, 2009, there will be changes to the City e-card program at Riverside Recycling Facility. These include:
* E-card holders will have free disposal of up to 10 bulky items per year such as furniture, non-freon appliances, mattresses and box springs, gas grills and outdoor equipment as well as limited quantites of yard waste and hazardous waste
Find Your Trash and Recycling Day
Have a question on when your trash or recycling is picked up?
Parking Ban Not in effect
Parking | Notification
a Parking Ban | Towing
Additional information is available about parking bans and winter operations
Public Services Customer Service Center: 874-8493
Parking Ban Hotline: 879-0300
Parking Department: 874-8443
PW Web site: www.publicworks.portlandmaine.gov
Portland Public Services will be working around the clock to clear snow from
the 320 miles of City streets. We encourage people to say home and off the
streets during the height of the storm to facilitate these efforts.
Other reminders from Portland MEDCU and Fire Department:
- Please keep your front walkways clear in the event emergency personnel
need to get to your door. This also allows pedestrians and mail carriers
to walk safely in your neighborhood.
- The City also has over 2000 fire hydrants and could use your help in
shoveling them out. Fire personnel work to get to as many of these hydrants
as possible but your assistance with this effort will help keep you and
your neighbors safe in the event of a fire.
- Please check on your elderly neighbors during a storm who may need your
- One last reminder: people can sign up on our web site to receive an e-mail
or page notification about a parking ban as well. Nearly 2000 subscribers
have done this to date.
Please also note that Portland Public Services does have a TTY line
available for the hearing impaired public: