Recycling, Composting & Garbage

COVID-19 Updates

Collection schedule - No changes at this time to your curbside garbage and recycling schedule. Please set carts out as usual. 

Due to COVID-19 some collection companies are closing their physical offices or drop-off depots to the public, but are still available by phone and email. Please contact their facility directly before visiting to confirm whether they are open or not.

City services to the community are ongoing, but the public is highly encouraged to conduct business by phone or email in order to maintain social distance recommendations. To communicate with garbage and recycling staff, call us at 503-526-2665 or email

Statewide bag banPoster saying BYO Bag Bring your own bag. New state law effective January, 2020. Plastic bags will n

As of January 1, 2020 retail stores and restaurants are prohibited from providing single-use checkout bags to customers. Businesses may still provide reusable or recycled content paper bags and in some instances must charge a fee for providing the bag. 

Learn more about the Oregon ban.

Recycle or Not

Getting food to go? When you’re done, throw your plastic takeout containers in the trash. Learn more about recycling right at

Have an item you don’t know what to do with? Send your photo to @recycleornot on Instagram for an answer. 

Variety of single-use plastic takeout containers, clear plastic cup and food container, small sauce

Reciclar O No

¿Va a comprar comida para llevar? Cuando termine de comer, tire los recipientes de plástico a la basura. Obtenga más información sobre cómo reciclar bien en

¿Tiene más preguntas? Envíe su foto a @reciclarono en Instagram para obtener una respuesta.