Solid Waste & Recycling

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.  

Special Dates:
  • 2022 Household Hazardous Waste Days  (to be advised)

  • 2022 Yard Waste Pick-up Days (Paper leaf bags):  May 9, 2022 & November 7, 2022

  • 2022 Village Clean-up Day: May 7, 2022 

Garbage Bags & Tags:
  •  Westport Garbage Tags - $2.50/ea and 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 to be used on a clear garbage bag.

  •  Westport Garbage Bags (small) - $1.00/ea and can be purchased at Town Hall in packs of 20

Garbage & Recycling:.
  • 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.

2022-Solid Waste and Recycling Calendar and Program

Garbage and recyclables are picked up on WEDNESDAYS.

Garbage and Recyclables must be on the curb by 7:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.

Only garbage with a Westport Garbage Tag or in a Westport small 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 Transfer Station (PTS) directly will pay by weight for disposal.  The current rate is $220/ton and $35/ton for brush.  There is a $10.00 minimum charge.  Scrap metal, electronics and tires (clean/off the rim) are free.  Debit/credit card/cash are accepted at the Portland Transfer Station.

  • PTS Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • PTS Address: 4427H Old Kingston Road, Portland

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