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Garbage, Recycling, and Compost
Learn what to do with your garbage, recycling, and compost in Portland.
Portland residential garbage, recycling, and compost bins will be picked up earlier than usual for the health and safety of waste collection drivers. Residents should place bins on the curb the night before to avoid missing a pickup.
Starting July 1, 2021 new residential garbage collection rates will take effect. New residential garbage collection schedules will be mailed in late June, as part of the Portland Curbsider publication.
Find out which types of packaging can be recycled, which go in the trash, and how to avoid overflowing bins.