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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598


Date: December 12, 2008
Contact: Tamara Gordy, Transfer Systems Manager
Phone: The Open Line, 360-337-5777 
No: 2008-52

Holiday Closures for Garbage, Recycling, and Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

(Port Orchard) – The holidays will cause several changes to garbage pick-up schedules, drop-off recycling, and household hazardous waste drop-off collection.

The Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facility closes December 25 for heavy facility maintenance and reopens January 2. 

The recycling and garbage facilities at Bainbridge Island, Silverdale, Hansville, Poulsbo, and Olalla are closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Additionally, all of the facilities close at 1 pm on December 24 and 2 pm December 31, except Bainbridge Island, which has normal hours both days.

The Olympic View Transfer Station is closed Christmas and New Year’s Day.  This facility has normal hours December 24 and December 31.

Waste Management and Bainbridge Disposal will not provide service on Christmas or New Year’s Day. Waste Management's Thursday pick-ups are on Friday, and Friday pick-ups are on Saturday. The City of Poulsbo garbage and recycling pick-ups will continue on their regular schedule throughout the holidays. 

For more information call The Open Line at 360-337-5777, or view the garbage and recycling guide in the Qwest Dex telephone book.

Additional information available online:
Kitsap County Solid Waste Information


To contact the Public Information Officer, 
call Doug Bear at 360-337-4598 or email:

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014