Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  Do I need to furnish my own garbage can?
A.  No. We now have a toter system. Please click here for rates.

Q.  What if all of my garbage won't fit in my can?
A.  Any garbage in excess of the service contracted for must be placed in Hometown Sanitation garbage bags that can be purchased ($14.00 for a package of 3) at our office in Hoquiam, 815 Simpson Ave. You can also purchase extra garbage bags at Ace Hardware in Hoquiam.

Q.  Can I pay my bill over the phone?
A.  No. Bills can be paid either by mail or by stopping in at our office in Hoquiam. Our address is:

Hometown Sanitation LLC
P.O. Box 508
815 Simpson Ave.
Hoquiam, WA 98550

Q.  Where do I dispose of oversize garbage?
A.  Oversize items can be disposed of at the Central Transfer Station (previously the Aberdeen landfill), which is located at 4201 Olympic Highway, 2.5 miles east of Aberdeen on Highway 12.

Q.  What day is my garbage / recycling picked up?
A.  The pickup schedule is posted on our website. Please click this link to view the schedule.

Q.  What can I recycle?
A.  A list of acceptable items is provided on our website. Please click this link for more information.