Department of Public Works, 680 Peverly Hill Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Phone: (603) 427-1530, Fax: (603) 427-1539 | Contact Us |


Portsmouth Recycling Center

Portsmouth residents may bring their trash, recyclables, bulky waste and yard waste to the Recycling Center. This service is exclusively for Portsmouth residents, who must display a Recycling Center vehicle sticker issued by the Department of Public Works. For information on how to obtain a free Portsmouth Recycling Center vehicle sticker, click here.

The Recycling Center hours of operation are:

  • Summer Hours July 8-October 11
    Tuesday 7:45 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
    Wednesday 7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
    Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
    Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Recycling Center Address

Located behind the Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road.

Recycling Information

Mandatory recycling and separation of waste (i.e. wood or metal waste) is required.

Specialty items Portsmouth residents can recycle – bring to the Recycling Center:

  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Clothing
  • Cooking oil
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Oil & oil filters
  • Propane tanks (empty)
  • Vegetable oil

Public Works retains the right to discontinue providing this service to any resident or contractor abusing the services or in violation of the City Solid Waste Ordinances.

For questions or comments , please call 427-1530. Thank you for your cooperation.


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