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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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Learn how to keep food from going bad by making the most of your freezer and understanding where in your fridge and cupboard food will last the longest.
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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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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.