Grants Pass Household Hazardous Waste Event
Grants Pass 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Event - September 16th and 17th This event is sponsored by Southern Oregon Sanitation, Josephine County Solid Waste Agency and Republic Services. The location of the event will be at Southern Oregon Sanitation's Transfer Station at 1381 Redwood Ave, Grants Pass. Businesses may bring in their hazardous wastes on September 16th by app
Yard Debris Service Included in Baseline Services for City of Grants Pass
Recently, the Grants Pass City Council decided to include Curbside Yard Debris service with our baseline trash services for our Grants Pass residential customers. This service was $5.30/month and will now be included at no additional charge. The council also approved a rate increase for residential services of $2.62, on average. This rate increase will be effective in November 2016. For those t
Labor Day Routes
Routes will be running as normal on Monday, September 5, 2016. Please ensure your cart(s) are out for service on Sunday night as we may be earlier than normal. Our offices, transfer stations and recycle depots will be closed and will reopen at normal scheduled time on Tuesday, September 6th. We hope you have a fun and safe holiday!
Roseburg 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Event
Roseburg 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Event - September 9th and 10th This event is sponsored by Douglas County and the Department of Environmental Quality and is taking place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Complex on Frear St. Businesses may bring in their hazardous wastes on September 9th from 12pm-4pm, for a fee. A CEG Read moreRoad Construction!
To our customers visiting the Grants Pass office or depots, there is ongoing construction on Redwood Avenue through October 31, 2016. Please slow down to the posted speed limit of 20 mph, for the safety of the workers and as friendly reminder, fines double in construction zones. Traffic is light and it's easy to forget the speed you're traveling. We don't want you to have a bad day with a $500 finSOS Now Accepting Used Cooking Oil!
Did you know pouring cooking oils down water pipes causes blockages, costly repairs and can even cause wastewater treatment plants to shut down? Do your part by filtering any food particles out and pour or scrape the remaining oil(s) into one gallon non-breakable containers, then bring it down to our Grants Pass recycle depot and simply drop it off into the yellow bin. We have partnered with
Southern Oregon Sanitation is a 60-year-old, family owned and operated business specializing in waste management systems. The firm’s key component is in residential waste. With 24,000 customers and the motto “Anything people want to get rid of, we want to be the solution,” the SOS team has not only established itself as the neighborhood garbage company, but also a pro-active business concerned about the environment. For example, the SOS management team has partnered with local businesses and organizations to promote safe and green waste systems. Partners include the DEQ, Rogue Waste and Southern Oregon Aspire, among others.
Over the years, SOS Sanitation has significantly increased its capacity to serve Josephine County and surrounding areas, including territories in Jackson County. The goal is to consistently develop approaches to waste management that are efficient, cos