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Recycle at home

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When it comes to recycling at home, the residents of the region are national leaders. Find out how you can help to make a difference.

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Guide to recycling at home

Whether you live in a house, duplex or apartment, find out what you can recycle at home and how. You'll also learn what items cannot be recycled at home and why... Go

Do you live in a house or a duplex?

Curbside recycling guidelines vary from city to city. Connect with your local recycling office to find out who collects your garbage and how to recycle at the curb...Go

Do you manage apartments or condos?

Discover the property manager's guide to a successful multifamily recycling program. You'll find resources for you and your residents and hear from local managers who are saving money and reducing the amount of trash in the region's landfills... Go

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From packing peanuts to propane tanks, get sustainable solutions for unwanted materials using Metro's recycler directory with more than 400 local recycling and reuse sites.

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Find the name and phone number of the garbage, recycling and compost hauler for any location in the Metro region.

Metro's Recycling Information hotline

Metro Recycling Information provides recycling and disposal information and referrals in the Portland metropolitan area.

Guide to hazardous waste

Wondering what to do with those old paint cans, motor oil and pesticides – and how to best dispose of them? Whether you’re a home or business, Metro has drop-off centers to take your hazardous waste.

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Guía para reciclar en casa

Ya sea que vivas en una casa, en un dúplex o en un apartamento, aprende qué puedes reciclar en tu hogar y cómo hacerlo.

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Portland composts food scraps

Portland composts!

Portland residents can throw food scraps in their green roll cart. Fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy products are all fit for pickup. Find out more at Portland Composts! Go

multifamily recycling

If you manage apartments or condos, Metro can help you make recycling easier for your residents. Discover the property manager's guide to a successful multifamily recycling program.

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