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Face Covering Directive for City Facilities and Vehicles

Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.

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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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How to set out your holiday tree and what to do with extra holiday trash.
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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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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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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
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There are new garbage rates and schedule changes for residential customers.