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Recycling Guidelines

Curbside Recycling

By recycling you are helping to save energy, reduce water pollution, reduce water consumption, preserve natural resources and create jobs.

Collection Calendar

Recycling reduces garbage, and is required with curbside garbage service in City of Port Orchard.

Your recycling is collected every other week on garbage day. There is no limit on the amount of clean recycling you can set out for collection. All recycling must go into a WM container. Contact WM at 1-800-592-9995 to learn what container options we have available to meet your recycling needs.

Collection Rates

Curbside Recycling Tips

  • Empty clean recyclables out of bags and boxes and put them loose in your cart so that they can be easily identified and sorted at the recycling center. Clean paper bags and cardboard boxes are recyclable. Just put them in your cart after you empty them. Recyclables in plastic bags may be mistaken for garbage at the sorting center.

  • NO plastic bags in recycling. (Reuse or recycle at grocery stores) - Plastic bags get caught in conveyor belts at the recycling center.

  • NO shredded paper in recycling. Because of its size, shredded paper is difficult to sort from other recyclables.

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