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Curbside Recycling

Please have your recycling roll cart & bin curbside by 6 am on your service day.

Garbage and recycling are picked up weekly. We recommend that you wait until the cart is full to bring it to the curb.

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Mixed Recycling Cart

Place the following items together in your mixed recycling container

Clean paper and cardboard, including

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Telephone Books
  • Paper Bags
  • Cereal, cracker & shoe boxes
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Notebook paper, computer paper, file folders, stationery
  • Wrapping paper (No foil, plastic coating or tape)
Clean drink cartons

  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Soup and broth cartons
Clean Plastic Bottles and Tubs

  • Yogurt-type containers (6 oz. or larger)
  • Rigid plant pots (4 in. or larger)
  • Buckets (5 gal. or smaller)
  • Plastic bottles (6oz. or larger)
  • Plastic jugs
Clean Metal

  • Metal cans. Place the lid inside the can and crimp shut to hold the lid inside.
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Small Scrap Metal Pieces (No larger than 30 inches. Weight limit 30 pounds.)
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Recycling on the Side


Mix all colors. Labels OK.
Do not include light bulbs, window glass, vases or drinking glasses.

Motor Oil

Put your used motor oil in a one-gallon or smaller see-through container with a screw cap lid. Empty milk jugs make good oil containers.

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Beyond Curbside Recycling

Find a Recycler Near You

For recycling options for materials not collected curbside, visit www.oregonmetro.gov/findarecycler.

Drug Take Back

Unused and unwanted medications can be taken to the Troutdale Police Station (234 SW Kendall Court) for safe disposal during business hours (M-F, 8am - 5pm). Sharps, thermometers, medical waste and equipment are not accepted at this facility.

If you have any questions, please contact WM Customer Service at 800-808-5901 or e-mail us at WM Customer Service.

WM Green Recycling Cart

Click here to download - Collection Guidelines

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