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Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Garbage service delays due to snow and ice

In case of snow or ice, leave garbage, recycling, and compost carts at the curb. They will be emptied as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Holiday garbage and recycling tips

How to set out your holiday tree, tips for sorting common holiday waste, how to set out extra trash, and what to do in case of snow and ice.

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Boxes, bubble wrap and more: What’s recyclable?

Find out which types of packaging can be recycled, which go in the trash, and how to avoid overflowing bins.

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Autumn compost tips

Fallen leaves and rotting jack-o-lanterns belong in the green bin.

Updated Blog post


Happy 10-year Compost-iversary, Portlanders!

In 2011, Portland’s curbside compost program expanded from just yard waste to include food scraps.

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Packaging: What’s recyclable and what’s not

Whether you’re mailing packages or receiving them, we’re here to clear up what’s recyclable and what’s not in Portland.

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