Garbage, Recycling, and Compost
Learn what to do with your garbage, recycling, and compost in Portland.
Find out which types of packaging can be recycled, which go in the trash, and how to avoid overflowing bins.
Fallen leaves and rotting jack-o-lanterns belong in the green bin.
Please bag all trash for driver and community safety. Put out your garbage, recycling and compost carts on your normally scheduled pickup days.
Disposable face masks, gloves, and wipes should all go in the garbage. But cardboard boxes and some types of empty plastic containers can be recycled.