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Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Residential – Houses and Smallplexes (2-4 units)

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Residential Curbside Collection Service includes weekly composting and recycling and every other week garbage collection for residents living in a single family home, duplex, triplex or fourplex. There are many service options to fit your household’s needs. Landlords are required to provide garbage and recycling service.

Read more about the success of every other week garbage with weekly compost pickup in the 2012 Curbside Collection Service Year One Report.


Find Your Collection Schedule

Check your collection day, sign up for weekly email reminders and find your garbage company

Portland Composts!

How to collect food scraps and yard debris, use optional liners, find tips and resources

Portland Recycles!

How to recycle at the curb, locate disposal options and find resources

Garbage Collection

How to prepare your garbage for collection and tips for every other week pickup

Frequently Asked Questions

Most common questions about service, carts and rates

Rental Houses and Smallplexes (2-4 units)

What landlords and tenants need to know about garbage, recycling and composting services for residential rentals

Extra Capacity Instructions and Form

For low-income households with health condition-related waste

Non-curbside Service for Disabled Customers Application

Non-curbside collection of all garbage, recycling, and composting carts is available at no charge for disabled customers meeting eligibility criteria

Ask a Garbage, Recycling or Composting Question

Use this form to send us questions about your collection service