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Tillamook County regulates solid waste management, providing a coordinated and fiscally responsible solid waste program to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people, and the natural and scenic resources of Tillamook County.

 

Tillamook County seeks to minimize the impacts of materials throughout their lifecycle, implementing outreach and education strategies that encourage thoughtful consumption, the reduction of toxics, and the recovery of our material resources.

 

 

 

Solid Waste Ordinance 4

 

 

 

Important Things You'll Want to Know About!

 

 

America Recycles Day is November 15!!

Check out what students are doing throughout the county to celebrate!

Plastic & Styrofoam Collections

Neskowin Valley School, Nestucca Valley Early Learning Center, South Prairie Elementary, and Tillamook High schools are all collecting bags-o-bags and Styrofoam to win great prizes for their schools.  Please bring your plastic films (in bags) and white, bulky, clean, and dry Styrofoam to these schools to help them out!

 

 

Calendar Contest

Is your First thru Fourth grader artistic? Perhaps they want to participate in our calendar contest!

Just submit their “Recycling helps the earth by…” drawing to our office no later than November 17, 2017.

Click here for details.

 

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Recycling newsflash!!

Effective Immediately:

Due to changes in the market beyond our control Tillamook County Transfer Stations and Recycle Centers will

 no longer be accepting many plastics.

Please see below, or click here for as list of what IS accepted.

Please note, this list is not all inclusive and may vary from one center to another.  

 

Recycle your STYROFOAM!! Click here for dates, times and locations!


Household Hazardous Waste Collections:

Next  event: Saturday, December 2, 2017. (Residential only) Hours: 9am to 1pm.(strictly adhered to). Please be sure to dump any garbage or non-hazardous materials prior to arrival. No appointment necessary. Click here for a list of hazardous items that can be accepted at our waste collections.

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING STYROFOAM AT THESE EVENTS! (Clean, white, blocky kind only-PLEASE REMOVE ANY PAPER/LABELS/TAPE. 

NO PACKING PEANUTS. (These can be taken to CARTM in Manzanita)

2017 CEG (Businesses) Dates: NO MORE for 2017: APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED. CEG Collection ad (audio clip)      Is my business a CEG information and form  

 

Check out this "Let's Talk . . .with Van Moe" Featuring our own David McCall!!

 

2016 America Recycles Day Calendar coloring contest for Tillamook County students grades Pre-K to 3.

View the Entries HERE

View Jan-March HERE

April-June here HERE

July-September here HERE

October-December here HERE

 

 

Let us help your next event be

 

 

We now have several recycling tools to help - all FREE OF CHARGE! Contact us for more details!

 

Paint: Considering adding some COLOR to your surroundings? Check out our recycled latex paint offerings!

We're excited to offer seven colors! There are four locations to purchase: our office at 503 Marolf Loop, in Tillamook; CARTM in Manzanita;  the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Bay City; and, at the Pacific City Transfer Station in Pacific City. Price is $24 for 3 1/2 gallons! Stop by one of these locations to see the great color selection!

 

 

 

Ever feel like you have too many telephone directories (or other unwanted catalogs)?

Did you know that you can limit or stop home delivery of telephone directories at no cost to you?  YellowPagesOptOut.com is a free, convenient, and secure way to stop unwanted telephone directories from being delivered. Opt out today!!

OR Try this option from our friends at "The Story of Stuff Project", the Catalog Choice. Click on the link for directions to stop unwanted mail and advertisements and catalogs.

 

 

What was our 2013 recovery rate? Click HERE to read the DEQ Material Recovery Report

 

 

 

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Waste Wise

Welcome to the newsletter from the Tillamook County Solid Waste Department.  "Waste Wise" brings you regular news about recycling and waste reduction issues and highlights the great work that members of our community are doing toward that goal.  The links below allow you to view this publication online.

 

Waste Wise - August 2017 edition  Waste Wise - May 2017 edition Waste Wise - February 2017 edition   Waste Wise - Summer 2015 edition  Waste Wise - Summer 2014 edition Waste Wise - Spring 2013 edition Waste Wise - Summer 2013 edition Waste Wise - Fall 2012 edition  

    

 

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This page last updated on  Thursday, October 26, 2017.

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