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?
Street sweeping is an integral part of street maintenance. Street sweeping
is a multi-purpose operation with three primary objectives:
1. Reduce health hazards contained in or as a part of that material.
2. Prevent materials from clogging sewer/storm drain systems.
3. Provide a clean appearance for residents and the visiting public.
are continually subject to dust and dirt blown by wind, dust and dirt tracked
by vehicles, leaves and general other debris. In an area that appears "clean" it
is common to pick up several tons of dirt and debris in a 20-block area.
This is then transported to an appropriate landfill instead of entering the
The sweeping season normally starts in late March to early April and ends
towards December. Weather and temperature impact the start and end dates.
Please note: Street maintenance activities do take place year around
and maybe restricted on your street. Watch for parking restriction
signs posted on your street to determine when parking is restricted.