Recycling, Composting & Garbage

Recyclable items shown on a blue background with garbage images on a light grey background

Recyclable items shown on a blue background with garbage images on a light grey background

COVID-19 Updates

Collection schedule 

Garbage and recycling collection for Beaverton will continue as normal. Please continue to set your carts out by 6 a.m. on your service day.

Your pickup time may be delayed due to staff availability or schedule changes. Should your service be delayed, please leave your carts at the curb. If more than 24 hours pass contact your hauling company.

Bag all garbage 

For the health and safety of waste collectors, please bag and secure all garbage. (Note: Do not bag recycling. Plastic bags should never be placed into your recycling or compost bins.)

Extra garbage may be bagged and set out next to your garbage cart for an additional charge of $4.85. If you need to increase the size of your garbage cart, please contact your hauler. Cart sizes and costs can be found here.

Bulky items

Contact your garbage company before setting out any large items for pickup. For the safety of their employees, your garbage company may not be collecting bulky waste at this time.

Wipes go in the garbage

Cleaning wipes belong in the trash. Never put them in your recycling or compost bin and never flush them down the toilet, learn more.

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.

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.