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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

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

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Business – Garbage, Recycling, and Composting

  • Business Recycling

  • Business Composting

Reduce waste at your business or restaurant. Get free assistance and resources. Promote your sustainable business practices through Sustainability at Work Certification.


How to Set Up Garbage, Recycling and Compost Service

List of garbage, recycling and compost haulers. Tips for setting up service.

How to Recycle for Business

Learn what can be recycled and how to set up a collection system. Get free recycling boxes and posters.

How to Compost for Business

Learn what can be composted and how to set up a collection system. Get free posters and stickers.

Sustainability at Work

Free one-on-one assistance, resources and recognition for your sustainable workplace.

Rules & Regulations for Business

Bag and foam container bans, recycling and compost requirements, how to avoid CROW violations (containers in the right of way), and how to address illegal dumping.