Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202
1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201
Portland's numerous festivals, community events and street fairs often generate large amounts of waste.
Our free technical assistance can help event planners and coordinators divert waste from the landfill with increased recycling and food composting. We'll help you each step of the way from choosing the right containers to locating where to drop off recycling and composting!
Contact the Portland Event Recycling Program at 503-725-5147 for assistance, or view the forms and resources below for more information.
Recent Changes to Commercial Composting
NOTICE: CHANGES TO THE ACCEPTED LIST
As of November 1, 2014, waxed cardboard will no longer be allowed as part of the commercial compost collection. As of March 1, 2015, only food scraps will be accepted.
These non-food items will NO LONGER be accepted:
More information at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/sustainabilityatwork/64745.
Where to take event recycling and waste materials
How to make recycling a success at your event
Signs and containers for recycling and composting stations
Learn how volunteers can help you make a plan to reduce waste at your event
Get set for success with food scrap collection at your event
Portland Event Recycling