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Important Events You'll Want to Know About!

NEW for schools! TREX Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Click here to find out how YOUR school can earn a bench AND clean up the neighborhood!


KIDS! Check out our America Recycles Day activities that you can do at home and school!

@Pre-K to 3rd grade: Art contest


+Pre-K to 3rd grade: Bag-O-Bags collection NOW OPEN TO ALL GRADES


4 to 6th grade: Plastic Jug collection


If you would like to participate in any of these events please contact our office at or 503.842.3419


Household Hazardous Waste Collections:

2015 Household Hazardous Waste Calendar: Next event Saturday, December 6,  9am to 1pm (Residential)

2015 Conditionally Exempt Generator Collection Dates (Businesses)

Next Business (CEG) Hazardous Waste collection: Friday, February 6, 2015. CEG Collection ad (audio clip)      Is my business a CEG information and form  


Master Recyclers:


MARK YOUR CALENDAR! The next Master Recycler Course is scheduled for Fri-Sun, April 10-12, 2015. Keep checking back as we firm up more details!


Read about the first MASTER RECYCLING course graduates!

Call or email for more information! or 503.842.3419



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

Originally we had 9 colors to choose from, now we have 8, 7, 6,  5 and three locations to purchase: our office at 503 Marolf Loop, in Tillamook; CARTM in Manzanita; or the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Bay City! Price is $24 for 3 1/2 gallons! Get yours soon--supplies are going fast!   



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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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Waste Wise

Welcome to the new, improved semiannual 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 - Summer 2014 edition Waste Wise - Spring 2013 edition Waste Wise - Summer 2013 edition Waste Wise - Fall 2012 edition  



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