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The City of Portland, Oregon

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Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Residential – Houses and Smallplexes (2-4 units)

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Residential Curbside Collection Service includes weekly composting, recycling and every-other-week garbage collection for residents living in a single family home, duplex, triplex or fourplex.

There are many service options to fit a household’s needs. Landlords are required to provide garbage and recycling service. Read our most frequently asked questions.

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.

Find Your Garbage and Recycling Company

Get your collection schedule and sign up for weekly email reminders.

Portland Composts!

How to collect food scraps and yard debris, use optional liners, find tips and resources

Portland Recycles!

How to recycle at the curb, locate disposal options and find resources

Garbage Collection

How to prepare your garbage for curbside pickup

Portland Curbsider

News about residential garbage, recycling and composting. Contains PDFs of the print editions plus an ongoing news feed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most common questions about service, carts and rates

Rental Houses and Smallplexes (2-4 units)

What landlords and tenants need to know about garbage, recycling and composting services for residential rentals

Extra Capacity Instructions and Form

For low-income households with health condition-related waste

Non-curbside Service for Disabled Customers Application

Non-curbside collection of all garbage, recycling, and composting carts is available at no charge for disabled customers meeting eligibility criteria

Ask a Garbage, Recycling or Composting Question

Use this form to send us questions about your collection service