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Curbside recycling guidelines

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Curbside recycling guidelines vary from city to city. Find out what you can recycle at the curb and how.

Curbside recycling collection service is regulated by local government agencies within the region and collection is done by franchised or licensed hauling companies. What can be recycled at the curb and preparation requirements vary from city to city.

Get information for your city or county from the list below

curbside recycling bins

  • Beaverton poster or 19-page guide with curbside recycling instructions (PDF format)
  • Clackamas County curbside recycling instructions
  • Fairview curbside recycling instructions
  • Gresham curbside recycling instructions
  • Lake Oswego curbside recycling instructions (PDF format)
  • Milwaukie curbside recycling flyer (PDF format)
  • Portland curbside roll cart recycling instructions 
  • Portland guía reciclaje a pie de calle (Spanish, PDF)
  • Portland СПРАВОЧНОЕ ПОСОБИЕ ДЛЯ ПЕРЕРАБОТКИ У БОРДЮРА (Russian, PDF)
  • Portland HÖÔÙNG DAÃN VEÀ NHÖÕNG VAÄT LIEÄU TAÙI CHEÁ BIEÁN ÑAËT TAÏI VÆA HEØ (Vietnamese, PDF)
  • Tigard curbside recycling instructions
  • Troutdale curbside recycling instructions
  • Washington County curbside red bin recycling instructions
  • Washington County roll cart recycling instructions
  • West Linn curbside recycling instructions

If you don't have curbside recycling service, call Metro Recycling Information at 503-234-3000 or visit Find a Recycler for the location of a recycling center near you.

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