Metro Recycling Information
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Get everything you need to know about recycling and garbage and hazardous waste disposal in the Portland metropolitan area. Plus, learn how to keep your neighborhood clean.
Use the directories or the recycler locator tool to find facilities and organizations that accept electronics, plastics, metal and many other materials...Go
Metro operates two recycling and garbage stations. Find out when they’re open, where they are, how to get your stuff ready to recycle and the types of garbage they take...Go
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...Go
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...Go
Whether you work at an office, a restaurant, or construction site, Metro can help you reduce, reuse and recycle. Plus – find out how to donate leftover food, sell your salvaged materials, and save money on your garbage bill...Go
Teach your students about recycling. Metro develops and maintains a wide selection of materials and programs for schools in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties...Go
Find out how Metro’s RID Patrol tackles the problem of illegal dumping and how you can help keep your neighborhood clean by reporting illegal dumpers and haulers...Go
Make a difference in your neighborhood and plan a community cleanup event! Metro offers vouchers to nonprofits for the disposal of bulky waste and nonrecyclable materials...Go
Your garbage hauler can answer questions about rates, fees and collection days. Enter your address or intersection and see which is closest...Go
Metro’s friendly staff will answer your questions about recycling, disposal and waste prevention. Call 503-234-3000, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday...Go
Metro works closely with other local government agencies and local law enforcement to assure that illegal dumps are quickly and thoroughly cleaned up and investigated. Report illegal haulers online or call the Metro Recycling Information hotline at 503-234-3000...Go
Find resources for solid waste generators, haulers and facility operators, including regulatory authority, administrative procedures, applications and renewal forms.