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Through Oregon's BottleDrop Give program, it's easier than ever to collect and donate bottles to support your favorite nonprofit.
No need to feed the bottles into a machine one at a time, they’ll take whole bags!
While some grocery stores still have bottle redemption areas, there are also BottleDrop centers around Portland that make redemption fast and easy. Look up the closest locations to you.
Never used BottleDrop before? This step-by-step photo tutorial walks you through it.
Soda, beer, and water beverages in plastic or glass bottles or metal cans have a 10-cent redemption. Since January of 2018, so do coffee, tea, kombucha, energy and sports drinks, hard cider (under 8.5 percent ABV), and juice beverages in plastic or glass bottles or metal cans.
Contact us to request posters showing deposit containers.
Note: All beverage containers can still be recycled in your home or work recycling.
Did you know that Oregon was the first state to create a Bottle Bill back in 1971? Learn more: FAQs about Oregon’s Bottle Bill.
Staff at Barlow High School in Gresham created student scholarships from the return of hundreds of bottles and cans: watch the short video.