CITY CREWS WILL COLLECT TRASH & RECYCLING ON MEMORIAL DAY!
Beginning on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013, the City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews will collect trash and recycling on most holidays.
Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan Tier III Update Final Report
The City of Portland has received DEP Approval for the Final CSO Control Plan for Tier III. We want to alert you to the fact that City Council will take up the Bond Authorization for implementing the CSO Tier III program at their May 6 and May 20 City Council meetings. An order will be before the City Council to authorize $170,000,000 in sewer bonds for the construction of the projects called for in the Tier III Plan. May 6 will serve as the first read but also a public hearing. May 20 will be the final read and vote on the authorization. To view the full document please click here
Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2013
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2013.
E-card Changes at Riverside Recycling Facility
Beginning July 1, 2009, there will be changes to the City e-card program at Riverside Recycling Facility. These include:
* E-card holders will have free disposal of up to 10 bulky items per year such as furniture, non-freon appliances, mattresses and box springs, gas grills and outdoor equipment as well as limited quantites of yard waste and hazardous waste
Find Your Trash and Recycling Day
Have a question on when your trash or recycling is picked up?
Welcome to Portland's Community Forestry Web Page.
Our page outlines the various services offered to Portland residents
and tree related informational links.
The Forestry Section of the Public Services Department
has been managing Portlands shade and ornamental trees since
the mid-1800s. Our municipal community forest consists of
thousands of street-trees, along over 300 miles of public roadways
on the mainland and our island communities on Peaks, Little Diamond,
Great Diamond and Cliff Islands. We also maintain park & public
grounds trees in our city parks and public grounds. Trees add
great value to our community making Portland a better place to
live, work and visit.
Portland, Maine has received the Tree City USA award
from the National Arbor Day Foundation since 1978.