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.
- Household Hazardous Waste Day (Portland Landfill Site): TBA
- Yard Waste Pick-up Days (Paper leaf bags): May 17 & November 22, 2017
- Village Clean-up Day: May 13, 2017
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!
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.
- 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