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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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Garbage and Recycling Overview

Mom and daughter with recycling; Condo building

We know you’ve got a lot on your plate. When it comes to managing garbage and recycling, multifamily property managers face a unique set of challenges. And when things don’t go smoothly, you’re left with the mess, which costs time and money to fix.

You need a garbage and recycling collection system that works—for you, your residents and your maintenance staff. We can help you ensure your collection set up is easy to use and residents know the right way to handle recycling and garbage.

Set Yourself Up for Success

The City of Portland’s Multifamily Waste Reduction Program has free tools and resources to ensure waste collection at your multifamily property is a success.

There are many ways we can help.

  • Free education materials to improve how residents manage waste, including brochures, signs, posters and sample newsletter articles.
  • Evaluation of your existing collection set up with suggestions for improvements.
  • Assistance starting a recycling or composting program.
  • Support finding the right hauler.

Best of all, it’s free.

Get free support today

We can help you prevent mistakes with waste before they happen at your multifamily property. And save time and money in the process. We’re available by phone, email and in person. Get free resources today.

Phone: 503-823-7224