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Find out which types of packaging can be recycled, which go in the trash, and how to avoid overflowing bins.
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Leave your garbage, recycling and compost carts out and they will be picked up as soon as it is safe to do so.
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If Monday is your regular pickup day, leave your carts out and they will be picked up as soon as it is safe to do so.
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Please bag all trash for driver and community safety. Put out your garbage, recycling and compost carts on your normally scheduled pickup days.
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Installations began in July throughout East Portland.
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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.
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Starting July 1, 2020 new residential garbage collection rates will take effect. Portland residents will receive the twice-yearly Curbsider mailer, including an updated collection schedule, in late June or early July.
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If spending more time at home makes you want to clean out your closet, your kitchen, or your whole home, we’re here to help. Portland offers terrific options to donate and recycle items. However, due to health and safety measures, some donation and disposal options are more limited than usual.
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Updates from BPS projects and programs and how bureau staff are helping the City respond to the coronavirus crisis.
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How to set out your holiday tree and what to do with extra holiday trash.
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Expect a one day garbage pickup delay after Christmas and New Year's Day. Plus, leave your bins out in cases of snow or ice.
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Recycle or Not is a Portland-area campaign to reduce waste and make a big difference for the environment.
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Collection changes and community action help reduce waste and increase materials recovery.
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Make a stop at this community event to turn in unwanted documents for shredding or prescriptions.
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Pizza delivery boxes belong in the green Portland Composts! roll cart