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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.




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Important Things You'll Want to Know About!



Tillamook County Solid Waste is calling for bids for the


Bids must be received by 9am, September 26, 2017.

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Please contact David McCall for more information at 503.815.3975, or


Looking for fun and unusual evening entertainment that also supports your local community? Come to CARTM's Annual Trashion Show and Upcycle Party, Saturday, October 7!

Click HERE for details!



It's scheduled! Our next Master Recycler class is scheduled for October 13, 20 and 21st, 2017. If you are interested, please contact us! Call or email for more information! or 503.842.3419 Click here for more information as well.   


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

Household Hazardous Waste Collections:

Next  event: Saturday, October 7, 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.


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

2017 CEG (Businesses) Dates: October 6: 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



Let us help you recycle at your family reunion, company picnic  or other large gathering!    We now have a mobile recycle trailer that can be moved to YOUR location! We also have CLEARSTREAM® containers to use--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? 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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