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Multifamily Recycling Materials Ordering Information

We offer educational materials for your residents as well as signs and posters for the recycling area. See descriptions below for specific information. Ordering is easy! You can:

Door hanger bags for residents

brochure and magnet

Why use them?

Bags include: "how-to recycle" guide and refrigerator magnet. Hang them yourself or have City staff provide this service free of charge.

Distributing these bags to residents fulfills the City's mandatory multifamily recycling education requirement, so order today.

Bilingual Door-hanger Card

bilingual door-hangers

NEW! English/Spanish door-hanger card is a great annual reminder to new and long-term residents that fulfills the City's mandatory multifamily recycling education requirement. It’s also a handy recycling guide for moving and holidays!

Durable Signs and Posters

Posters

Why use them?

Durable posters and heavy-duty, recyclable plastic signs have a big visual impact.

Studies show that providing two or more recycling reminders  increases recycling by 20% and decreases cross contamination of garbage with recyclables by 90%. By adding these colorful signs to your garbage and recycling collection area, residents will have a long lasting reminder of what materials go where.

Special Requests

A Multifamily Recycling Specialist will help you customize the recycling materials at your property. Available options include:

  • "How-to-recycle" guide available in English, Chinese, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese and Russian. Guides many be ordered individually.

  • On-site presentations to residents or staff.

  • Refrigerator magnets may be ordered individually.

  • Site evaluations upon request to assess recycling concerns and solutions.

Multifamily Recycling tools from Metro and your local governments!

METRO's Property Manager's Recycling Guide

METRO's Property Manager's Recycling Guide

A regional approach for successfully managing a garbage and recycling program in your multifamily community.

METRO's Multifamily Resident's Move-in Guide to Recycling


METRO's Multifamily Resident's Move-in Guide to Recycling

A regional approach to recycling, waste reduction and more for residents of multifamily communities. This is also available in Spanish upon request.

METRO's Multifamily Recycling Move-out Guide


METRO's Multifamily Recycling Move-out Guide

Recycling tips for moving, regardless of where you live! Also available in Spanish upon request.