Welcome to the Department of Public Works

Operating Hours

Recycling Center

Tuesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM
                   7:45 AM – 6:15 PM (July 1, 2021 - Oct. 11, 2021)

Wednesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM

Thursday: 7:45 AM - 3:15 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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DPW RESOURCES

Click on the tabs above for the various resources available to residents.

Under the "Projects" tab you will find links to the GIS map information on all projects and tabs for major projects currently underway.

Complete Streets

In addition to these, several of the street construction projects are implementing the City's Complete Streets Policy, adopted in 2013. The City has committed to “approach every transportation improvement and project phase as an opportunity to create safer, more accessible streets for all users,” and to use the best and latest design standards available. For links to more information about specific Complete Streets projects - click here.

Department of Public Works

Monday to Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
 

Recycling Center & Bulky Waste Curbside Collection Fees as of 7/1/20

BULKY WASTE PICK-UP FLAT FEE = $5.00
  (plus the cost of the item(s) below)

FEE PER ITEM:
  $5.00 per item  
      Box Springs
      Clothes Dryer
      Clothes Washer
      Dishwasher
      Mattress
      Propane Tank (20 lbs. or larger)
      Tire
      Upholstered Furniture 

  $10.00 per item
    Cooking Range
    Electronics

  $20.00 per item
    Refrigerator
    Items containing Freon - (CFC removal)

For more information about the Portsmouth Recycling Center - click here

For more information on Bulky Waste Curbside Collection - click here

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