Recycles for Thursday, May 25th will be OTHER, glass, metal and plastic.

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Solid waste & recycling pickup times:

Please note that solid waste and recycling pick up times can change from time to time, due to weather, route changes, etc.  Solid waste and recycling must be curbside by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that it will be picked up.  Thank you.

Special Dates:

  • Household Hazardous Waste Day – 3 Dates & Locations HHW Days Poster 2017
  • Yard Waste Pick-up Days (Paper leaf bags):  May 17 & November 22, 2017
  • Village Clean-up Day: May 13, 2017 Clean Up

Garbage Bags & Tags:

  • Effective July 1st, 2016: Bag Tags ($2.50) will replace LARGE Westport Garbage Bags.  Bag Tags are available for purchase at the following locations: Kudrinko’s Country Grocer – 22 Main Street, Lower Mountain Mercantile – 20 Main Street, Westport Home Hardware – 4 Church Street or Town Hall – 30 Bedford Street. Bag Tags can only be used on a clear garbage bag.
  • SMALL Westport Garbage Bags ($1.00) are still available for purchase at Town Hall until 2018.

Garbage & Recycling:

  • Changes to Recycling: Only glass must be sorted separately. Plastics and cans can go in the same bin.
  • Expired medications and sharps (needles) should be returned to the pharmacy for disposal.  Never put sharps/glass/knives loose in a garbage bag – they can cause injury to handlers!

2017-Waste/Recycling Schedule

2017-Solid Waste/Recycling Program

Garbage must be on the curb by 7:30 a.m. on Mondays and Recyclables by 7:30 a.m. on Thursdays.  IF A STATUTORY HOLIDAY FALLS ON A MONDAY, SOLID WASTE CURBSIDE WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY. Only garbage in a “WESTPORT” bag will be picked up.

Please Note:

  • If either curbside solid waste or recyclables are found to be non-compliant, the material will be left at the curb with a sticker attached, identifying the reason for non-compliance.
  • Garbage containing recycling or hazardous materials will be left at the curb.
  • Residents that choose to utilize the Portland site directly will pay by weight for disposal (currently $0.09/lb; $10.00 minimum charge).  Scrap steel (free), brush ($21.00/half truck load).  Debit/credit card/cash are accepted at the Portland Landfill Site.
  • Portland Landfill Site Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Portland Landfill Site: 4427H Old Kingston Road, Portland.
  • Tipping Fees

For further information, please contact Town Hall at 613-273-2191