1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is your resource for thoughtful consumption, recycling, composting and garbage information. The City of Portland has a goal to reduce waste and to raise the recycling rate to 75 percent by 2015. Portlanders can help reach these goals by finding resources and staying informed to make the best choices at work and at home.
Learn how to save money, support your community and conserve natural resources while enjoying more time with friends and family
Assistance, resources and recognition for recycling, composting, water, energy and transportation
Garbage, recycling and composting information for Portland residents, plus pickup schedules, rates and service options, instructions and how-to guides
Equipment and technical assistance with composting and recycling for Portland community events, fairs and festivals
System overview, history, regulations, reports and policies
Bridging the gap between awareness and action by motivating people to reduce waste in their homes and workplaces
Tips on starting the reusable bag habit and resources for retailers.