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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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Resources for Recycling, Reuse and Waste Reduction

The City of Portland offers garbage, recycling and composting guides, signs, educational tools and onsite technical assistance, all free of charge.

Order online or download an order form to mail or fax.

Do you own or manage one to four units? Order free materials for rental houses and smallplexes (2-4 units).

Holiday Tips for Your Tenants

What you can reuse and recycle from the holiday pile

Holiday Recycling Help for Our Community Flyer

Guide to letting residents know what holiday items are recyclable (downloadable PDF)

Don’t trash the holiday tree

Strategies to keep trees out of the trash after the holidays

Moving in (or out) guide

Property managers – here’s a downloadable guide to help your residents plan their moves.

Moving in (or out) guide (downloadable PDF)

Help your residents plan before they pack (and unpack) and make turning over a unit a little easier as well.

Materials available to order

View the suite of materials available for property managers to order free of charge

Online Order Form

Order free materials for property managers and owners

Update your lease for a cleaner collection area

Many property managers express concerns that despite their best efforts, attempts to educate residents about recycling—particularly those new to Portland—miss the mark.