Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Garbage, recycling, and compost rules and regulations

City of Portland rules related to garbage, recycling, and compost, pertaining to garbage companies, residential customers, and commercial customers (including businesses and multifamily properties).

City Code

Read Portland City Code 17.102 outlines City authority over garbage, recycling and compost services, and customer expectations.

Administrative Rules

Administrative rules are policies supported by city code that detail waste collection services for residents of single-family homes; apartments, condos and other multifamily properties; and businesses. 

Residential Garbage, Recycling, and Compost Collection Administrative Rules for waste collection services for houses with 1-4 units.

Commercial Collection Services: Solid Waste, Recyclables, and Compostables Administrative Rules for garbage companies who provide service to businesses and multifamily properties.

Commercial Collection Customers: Solid Waste, Recyclables, and Compostables Administrative Rules for businesses and multifamily property managers.