Please note that the Douglas Street location is not a drop-off spot this year.
Trees dropped off at either of these locations will be taken to Riverside Recycling and chipped up. Christmas trees collected curbside will be co-mingled with trash and taken to ecomaine.
Holiday Collection Schedule Change
The City of Portland will not collect trash and recycling on Christmas and New Year's Day. If your normal collection day is Wednesday, your trash & recycling will be collected on Saturday, December 28 and Saturday, January 4.
As of Monday, July 1, 2019, the cost of the City of Portland purple trash bags will be the following rates : $1.50 per 15 gallon bag or $3.00 per 30 gallon bag.
Residents and retailers should call WasteZero at 1-800-866-3954 for manufacturing concerns such as defective bags and/or retail ordering.
The City Council approved the increase in the trash bag fee as part of its approval of the Fiscal Year 20 (FY20) municipal budget starting July 1, 2019.
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