Live in an apartment building? Find information here.
As a homeowner or renter in Portland, standard curbside waste collection service includes garbage, recycling (paper, metal, and plastic), glass recycling; and compost (food and yard waste).
Your home has an assigned garbage and recycling company and rates and service options are set by the City.
Just moved? Learn how to sign up for waste collection service.
New to curbside composting? Find out which kitchen countertop containers work well, how to keep your green bin clean, and more on our compost tips page.
Plus, find information on:
- How to set your bins out at the curb.
- What to do if your bin wasn't emptied.
- How to set out extra waste that doesn't fit in your bins.
- Recycling guides and stickers that show how to sort your waste.
Rental property owners
The City requires property owners, managers, and landlords of residential rentals (1-4 units) to pay for adequate garbage, recycling, and compost service for their tenants.
Learn more and order free signs and educational materials for your tenants.