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Metro Central transfer station

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Find hours and driving directions for Metro Central transfer station in Northwest Portland.

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6161 NW 61st Ave., Portland

Getting there

From Northwest St. Helens Road (Hwy. 30) or Yeon Avenue, turn east onto Kittridge and left onto Front. Go one mile to Northwest 61st and turn left. Metro Central is on the right.

Note: Balboa Street off of St. Helens Road is closed. Online mapping tools do not include this information and will not provide accurate directions.

Hours

Transfer station hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Household hazardous waste hours
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday

Holidays
All facilities closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days

Need assistance?

Metro Recycling Information
503-234-3000
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