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Manzanita Transfer Station to reopen Jan. 25


A statement from Tillamook County Solid Waste said the Manzanita Transfer Station would reopen at 10 a.m. on Jan. 25.

The County is still equipping and staffing the station, and some additional adjustments will be made in operational logistics. The statement from the County said some changes in the operations of the site were implemented to better serve the public.

Until hiring is completed, operating hours will be limited to from 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Area residents will be able to dispose of municipal solid waste (trash and garbage) and yard debris at the same disposal rates as previously established by the Tillamook County Board of County Commissioners, $20 minimum fee for up to 150 pounds, an additional 6 cents per pound thereafter, and yard debris for $12 per cubic yard.

The County currently requires cash payments at the Manzanita station. Christmas trees (no lights, tinsel, decorations, etc.) will be accepted at no charge through Saturday, Feb. 2.

The statement also noted that reuse options such as Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, Goodwill, and other organizations and businesses are operating in Tillamook County.

The following source segregated materials will be accepted for recycling free-of-charge:

Cardboard (anything that tears brown)

Mixed Paper (newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, shredded paper, etc. – nothing that tears brown)

Scrap metal

Tin cans

Aluminum cans

#1 plastic bottles with necks (no caps)

#2 plastic bottles with necks (no caps, sorted between “frosty” and “colored”)

Glass bottles (all colors can be mixed together)

Deposit bottles and cans

E-waste through the Oregon E-CYCLE program

Architectural paint through the Oregon PaintCare program

Used vegetable oil

Clothing and shoes (small quantities)

Styrofoam (large, bulky white pieces – no food containers or peanuts)

Please visit www.co.tillamook.or.us/gov/SolidWaste/TransferStations.htm for updates including recycling opportunities.