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City of Port Angeles Solid Waste Division

Residential Recycling Collections
Residential recycling collection is offered to all City single-family dwellings up to four-plexes. Service is provided by Waste Connections, Inc., under contract with the City of Port Angeles. There is no additional charge to recycle. Collections are every-other-week. Fill out the Request Service Form to signup.

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Recyclables are collected in a 96-gallon covered, wheeled, waterproof cart that conveniently holds all recyclables, except glass. Broken glass leaves shards that contaminate other recyclables, damages processing equipment and poses a danger to sorting crews.

MATERIALS ACCEPTED: Aluminum cans, tin / steel cans, phone books, plastic bottles, jugs, tubs, pots / catalogs, newspaper, corrugated cardboard, junk mail, magazines, paper bags, chipboard (cereal boxes).

MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED: General household waste, glass, ceramic dishes, plastic bags, aerosol spray cans, metal/plastic hangers, Styrofoam, plastic toys, aluminum foil, paper drink cartons, plastic cups, juice boxes, hazardous materials containers (motor oil, anti-freeze).

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You can still recycle glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear) at the Regional Transfer Station's Recycling Center, Albertson's, Swain's, the Port Angeles Plaza and the Blue Mountain Transfer Station.

Did You Know That............. City Residents can sign up for curbside recycling and yard debris services, or they may take these items to the Regional Transfer Station for recycling or composting.

Commercial Recycling

Also the City of Port Angeles contracts with Waste Connections Inc. for cardboard pickup from city commercial garbage customers, including apartment buildings. This is free of charge!

Waste Connections also collects paper, plastic, tin, and aluminum. A collection fee is charged for these items. Businesses must contact Waste Connections directly at 360-452-7578 for this service.

Recycling and Yard Waste Containers
Below are photos of garbage & recycling containers.

Deodorizing Tip:
Just a small amount of vanilla extract in your container will eliminate most odors.

Yard Waste Collections

Yard waste collections is available to all city residents for an additional charge of $7.40 per month. This includes pick up 2 times a month on the same day of the week as your garbage collection. The Yard waste container must be used for only yard waste. The months of January and February pick up is only once a month.

Yard waste includes:

  • Branches
  • Lawn clippings
  • Small trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Weeds
  • Brush

Not Accepted:

  • General household waste
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Plastic bags
  • Sod
  • Dirt

You may also choose to self-haul to the Compost Facility at the Regional Transfer Station.

Backyard Composting

You can create your own compost pile right in your backyard. This will reduce the amount of garbage and yard waste that needs to be collected. Then the finished compost can be used as a soil amendment around your flowers and shrubs.

Contact for a free Home Composting Booklet!

The Master Composter training is now offered in late October and volunteers contribute at least 18 hours of public service a year. The program is sponsored by the Washington Department of Ecology Coordinated Prevention Grant program through the City of Port Angeles Soild Waste Division. Please contact for more information.






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