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We encourage you to place your garbage and/or recycling container out for collection the night before your scheduled pickup day and bring them back within 24 hours after they have been emptied.
Waste Control will make every effort to get all garbage and recycling containers collected during severe weather conditions, such as flooding or snow events. If an event occurs and your neighborhood is not collected, Waste Control will go back as soon as it is safe to do so. If a miss collection is anticipated, Waste Control will contact the news media in an effort to notify its customers.
Household hazardous waste is accepted at the Waste Control Transfer Station every Tuesday and Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Items accepted include:
Learn more about hazardous waste.
Unused medicines can be brought to the Household Hazardous area at the Waste Control Transfer Station every Tuesday and Saturday, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Place the medicine into a container, such as a plastic soda bottle, with enough water to dissolve the medicines, and secure the lid with strong, sturdy tape. Unwanted or unused medicines can also be brought to the Longview Police Department, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Place your used or unused needles into a container, such as a plastic soda bottle, and secure the lid with strong, sturdy tape. Bring the container to the Household Hazardous area at the Waste Control Transfer Station, at no charge, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
E-waste is also known as electronic-waste, and generally includes such items as televisions, computers, monitors, and laptops. These items can be brought to the Waste Control Transfer Station. Learn more about e-waste.
If you have household furniture that you no longer need, such as couches, mattresses, chairs or televisions, please do not place them in the alley. Please bring the items to the Waste Control Transfer Station for proper disposal or contact Waste Control at 360-425-4302. There will be a modest charge for either of these options.
While we recognize that a majority of these instances are doing illegally, unless the City can get information about who may have placed those items there (license plate, description of the vehicle, etc.), the City has no choice but to require the adjacent property owner to remove and properly dispose of those items. Even though these items may be placed in the City right-of-way, it is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner to keep that portion of the alley clean of debris, tall grass, overgrown vegetation, etc.
Please call the store that owns the cart. If it remains after three days, or if there is no store name on the cart, please call the city’s Code Compliance division at 360-442-5093.