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Metro's garbage and recycling transfer stations

Garbage and recycling    Metro's garbage and recycling facilities

Metro's two transfer stations accept trash and recyclables from citizens, businesses and commercial waste haulers. Hazardous waste facilities are next to these stations. Find rates, fees and how to prepare a load.

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Metro Central in Northwest Portland

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Metro South in Oregon City

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Household hazardous waste facilities

Each transfer station has a household hazardous waste facility on site open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday...Learn more

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Guide to hazardous waste

Wondering what to do with those old paint cans, motor oil and solvents? Find out what materials are hazardous and where and how to safely dispose of them.Learn more

Tips to lighten your load and pay less for disposal

Find out how to save time and money by sorting and separating your garbage and recyclables and covering your load. Watch a short video for a behind-the-scenes look at a Metro transfer station.Learn more

Rates and fees for disposal

Find rates and fees for disposal of garbage, yard debris, tires and appliances containing refrigerant at Metro's transfer stations.Learn more

Materials accepted for disposal and recycling

Find out which materials can be accepted for disposal and recycling at Metro's two transfer stations.Learn more

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Obtén toda la información necesaria sobre reciclaje, basura y deshecho de productos tóxicos en el área metropolitana de Portland. Además aprende cómo mantener limpio tu vecindario.

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Use the directories or the recycler locator tool to find organizations that accept metals, plastic, paper and many other materials and products that typically end up in our landfills.

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If you generate or collect construction and demolition waste in the region, it must be taken to a Metro designated facility, or you need a non-system license.

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