From cleaning recipes to pest control, ask Metro for tools that help you cultivate a safe and healthy home – and save a little money, too.
Spring cleaning can yield a pile of old paint and pesticides from the garage, or stuff like clothes and electronics ready for reuse or recycling. From hazardous waste disposal sites to donation options and recycling centers, search Metro’s online database for the safest, easiest way to deal with your discards. Use the tool
Learn less-toxic ways to clean, maintain, repair and improve your house and yard, handle moss and mercury safely, care for your pets and more.Go
You can grow a garden that's not only beautiful and abundant, but also safe for children, pets, forests and streams. Find out how with tips from Metro's experts, tours, seminars, learning gardens, guides and more.Go
MetroPaint is easy to love because it’s so earth friendly and a fraction of the cost of new paint.Go
Just one can of garbage a year? Metro recycling expert Betty Shelley does it. From Betty’s sustainability secrets to easy steps for curbing junk mail, discover ways to step up your green game with these special features and seasonal tips.Go
Learn to get around the region for work or play by biking, walking, carpooling or taking transit.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.
Whether you work in a child care center, restaurant, cubicle or construction site, Metro can help you reduce, reuse and recycle. From cleaning green to salvaging building materials, learn ways to make the most of valuable resources at work.
Teach your students about waste prevention and resource conservation. Metro develops and maintains a wide selection of resources and programs for schools in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties.
Metro Recycling Information provides recycling and disposal information and referrals in the Portland metropolitan area.