Link to Kitsap County's Mission Statement
Public Works - Solid Waste Division
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA  MS-27
Phone: (360)337-5777 * Fax: (360)337-4867










360 337 5285




Solid Waste Division

Solid Waste Programs – click here

What Do I Do With It web page link   ecycleLight Recycle WA                  

News and Events

5-13-16 Delays Holiday Closures For Recycling And Garbage Facilities.
The Memorial Day holiday will result in the closure of Recycling and Garbage Facilities. For more information, click here.

5-12-16 Delays Expected at Olympic View Transfer Station beginning May 16.
Site improvements and construction activities at the Olympic View Transfer Station (OVTS) will cause delays and traffic revisions beginning May 16. For more information, click here.

4-12-16 Kitsap County Announces Earth Day Award winners.
The annual Earth Day Awards presentation took place on April 11 at the Board of County Commissioners regular meeting. For more information and to learn about the winners, click here.

3-25-16 Changes to vehicle battery recycling locations
Effective April 1, 2016, the Poulsbo Recycle Center and Olympic View Transfer Station will no longer accept vehicle batteries for recycling. Go to for more information.

2-8-16 Seven Student Artists Honored for Recycling Posters.
The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners honored seven local students during their regular meeting last night. The students are the winners of the fourth annual Kitsap Recycles Day poster contest in celebration of Kitsap Recycles Day, February 15.

Go to for details and to see the poster winners!

1-21-16 Bremerton High School Wins America Recycles Day Challenge.
Congratulations to Bremerton High School staff and students, who took first-place for Washington state in the 2015 America Recycles Day Challenge sponsored by textile recycler USAgain! The school's recycling efforts diverted 1,300 pounds of un-wearable clothing from the Columbia Ridge Landfill and highlighted the many textile recycling options in the Kitsap County! Find one here:

Kitsap County offers resource conservation assistance to businesses and institutions                                                         Click here for more information

Kitsap County Waste Wise @ Work Program
Kitsap County has a variety of tools that can help your business meet resource conservation goals. Contact us at Kitsap1 360.337.5777 or for more information.

The County offers for free:

▪ Business Recycling Kits
▪ Recycling Containers
▪ Recycling Stickers
▪ Onsite waste evaluations by Recycling Specialist

What Do I Do With It
Local Recyclers for Businesses are listed on the Kitsap County website. 
Waste Wise @ Work application: A free recognition program from Kitsap County for businesses. 

Click here for more information

Out Of Sight. Out of Mind?
Kitsap County Recycles. But how often do we imagine the journey our recycling and garbage take after we leave it in our curbside carts or bring it to a local Recycling and Garbage Facility? This video follows the incredible journey of Kitsap County's waste and brings it into both sight and mind.
To view the video, click here
  The Case of the Stinky Neighbor
There's a burning question for Holmes and Watts - They must follow the clues to solve the mystery of the neighborhood's poor air quality and find a solution.
To view the video, click here
Picture for Case of the Stinky Neighbor
  The Case of the CFLs
Holmes and Watts unravel the mystery of why compact fluorescent bulbs are a good idea and how to properly dispose of them.
To view the video, click here
Picture from Case of the CFLs
  Breaking the Plastics Code
Holmes and Watts decipher the strange symbol on the bottom of plastic containers. Does it mean it's recyclable or is it a clue to...something else?
To view the video, click here
Picture from Breaking the Plastics Code
  The Road to Healthy Public Spaces
Learn from experienced gardeners how to control weeds and pests in your landscaping - the natural way!
To view the video, click here
Picture from Healthy Public Spaces

Kitsap County Public Works
Kitsap1: 360.337.5777

Updated:  May 13, 2016

GovDelivery Signup
Everyday Kitsap Newsletter
Everyday Kitsap Newsletter

Comp Plan cover image
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Plan  
Waste Wise @ Work logo

Waste Wise @ Work

What Do I Do With It web page link