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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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Contact Property Owner or Manager:

  • For information on how or where garbage and recycling containers are located at your building.
  • To report garbage dumped outside of the collection area or containers overflowing or missing.
  • With concerns about garbage service including hours, noise and missed pickups.
  • To request recycling information.

Contact City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability:

  • With questions about garbage, recycling and food scrap composting service.
  • If garbage and recycling containers are overflowing or absent, or if your garbage and recycling haven’t been picked up for more than a week.

Hotline: 503-823-7224

Contact Metro:

  • About reuse, waste reduction and recycling materials not collected onsite.
  • For transfer station (dump) locations, rates and hours.
  • Disposal of items not accepted with onsite collection such as household hazardous waste, motor oil or batteries.

Hotline: 503-234-3000

Do you know someone who is visually impaired?
Listen to a recorded message about garbage and recycling at 503-823-1261.