Volunteer to pick up litter
Join an organized litter cleanup through SOLVE. Take a look at SOLVE's calendar of cleanup events or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-844-9571.
Organize your own cleanup through SOLVE. SOLVE will provide cleanup supplies and assistance. Learn more or contact email@example.com or 503-844-9571.
Adopt your block and commit to regular cleanups, with help from Adopt One Block.
Report overflowing trash cans
Report overflowing public trash cans.
(For issues with a residential trash can, contact the City's Garbage and Recycling program.)
Report trash in public areas
Abandoned vehicles can be reported to the City through PDX Reporter or by calling 311.
Abandoned shopping carts can be reported to the City.
Mattresses, furniture, bags of trash, loose trash, or other large, bulky waste not associated with encampments can be reported to RID Patrol or 503-234-3000.
Report trash near encampments
For large piles of trash bags or loose trash near encampments, call 311 or file a report online through PDX Reporter (select the "campsite reporting" icon).
The City's Graffiti Program offers no-cost or reduced-cost graffiti removal assistance to residents, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations who meet eligibility criteria. You can request assistance free supplies to remove graffiti yourself: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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