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Microsoft CrowdStrike technology outage

Some City of Portland systems were impacted. Call 3-1-1 or 503-823-4000 with questions or non-emergency reports. Beware of cyber criminals impersonating CrowdStrike or other tech support. Information for City of Portland employees

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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.

Updated News article


Holiday garbage and recycling tips

How to recycle common holiday waste, what to do with your tree after the holidays, and pickup delays due to holidays and winter weather.

Updated News article


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.

News article


Why "tanglers" should never go in your recycling bin

Plastic bags, rope, cords and clothing all wreak havoc at the recycling facility.

Updated Blog post


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.

Blog post


Recycle or not? Face masks, wipes, and more

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.

News article