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Mixed Recycling Cart

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

Place the following items together in your recycling cart

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 motor oil in a clear plastic gallon jug with a screw-on lid and place it next to your recycling cart. Don't mix in other liquids.

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Beyond Curbside Recycling

WM offers convenient mail-in collection programs for batteries, electronics, sharps, toner cartridges and compact fluorescent light bulbs. Call 800-808-5901 or visit www.thinkgreenfromhome.com for more information.

For recycling options for materials not collected curbside, visit www.oregonmetro.gov/findarecycler or call 503-234-3000.

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

Click here to download - Glass & Motor oil Guidelines

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