Recycling depots accept many non-curbside items, including three Far West Recycling locations in Portland. There are also community events that offer ways for residents to drop off materials for recycling and proper disposal. These events are free but appreciate donations.
Community Recycling hosts events each year that collect and recycle many items not eligible for curbside disposal. The next event is Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Southwest Portland.
Accepted items include:
- CFL lightbulbs
- Bulky, rigid plastics
- Ink and toner cartridges
- Holiday lights
- Block Styrofoam
Saturday, March 18, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
St John Fisher Parish parking lot, 7007 SW 46th Ave, Portland (enter by turning west off SW 45th Ave)
Donations accepted to help cover expenses and disposal costs for this all-volunteer, community event. Suggested donation is $3 for households, $5 for businesses per drop off.
Can’t make the event and interested in disposing other items not accepted at the curb? Contact the Metro Recycling Information online or call 503-234-3000.