Non-Curbside Recycling & Garbage

Non-Curbside Recycling

We know Beaverton residents and businesses are committed to recycling – both at the curb and for items needing to be taken to a recycling depot, such as Far West Recycling. To learn of alternative locations for your beyond-the-curb materials (like plastic bags, plastic to-go containers, household electronics or small appliances) – please visit

Far West Recycling - Hillsboro

Far West Recycling in Hillsboro is a recycling depot open to the public. Please contact them directly or check Metro’s Find a Recycler tool for the most current list of accepted materials. 

6440 SE Alexander St
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
7 days a week
Website | 503-643-9944

Don’t forget that a lot of items can be conveniently recycled right at your own home! For a complete list of what can be recycled at home, please visit

Hard to Recycle Items

In Beaverton, paper, cardboard, metal, plastic containers, glass containers, and used motor oil can all be recycled curbside. This mix covers much of the day-to-day recyclables that are generated in a home or business.

There are times, however, when you may have items that are recyclable but they aren’t collected curbside. The following items are non-curbside recyclable, but may have other recycling options. If you do not see an item on this page, Metro’s Find a Recycler tool can help you find a recycling option near you.

  • Batteries
  • Block foam and foam peanuts
  • Bulky waste
  • Christmas trees
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Large appliances
  • Mattresses
  • Paint
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastics (non-curbside)
  • Small appliances
  • Tires
Collage of non curbside recyclables: electronics, packing foam, batteries, small appliances, etc.