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Recent news about changes in the international recycling market have raised concerns about Portland’s curbside recycling system. Portland’s curbside recycling has not changed. Follow the recycling guidelines and keep recycling at home and at work. If changes occur in the future, we will let you know.
The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is your resource for thoughtful consumption, recycling, composting and garbage information. Our goal is to reduce waste and increase the materials recovery rate to 90 percent by 2030. Portlanders can help reach these goals by finding resources and staying informed to make the best choices at work and at home.
Find your garbage, recycling and composting pickup schedule, a detailed list of what goes in each container, rates, service options and more
Garbage, recycling and food scrap collection information for residents (including owners and renters) and property managers
Recycling and composting assistance, helpful resources, and recognition for your sustainable workplace.
Equipment and technical assistance with composting and recycling for Portland community events, fairs and festivals
Find simple ways to save money, support your community, conserve resources and spend more time with friends and family.
Take this 8-week course on waste prevention and recycling then volunteer 30 hours to share what you learned
System overview, history, regulations, reports and policies
City of Portland is expanding public garbage cans citywide.
Community Collection Events (CCE) offer neighborhood, community and nonprofit organizations funds for proper disposal of bulky household waste that may otherwise be disposed inappropriately.