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WM Northwest Curbside Recycling

Set your recycling cart and bin out at the curb by 6 am on your regular recycling day.

Recycling Roll Cart - Paper, Metal, Plastic

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.)
Photo - Yellow glass recycling bin Yellow Glass Recycling Bin


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.

  • Plastic lids, plastic bags,
  • Plastic bottles that have come in contact with motor oil, pesticides or herbicides
  • Light bulbs, drinking glasses,
  • Flower vases, broken glass, lids

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Beyond Curbside Recycling

For recycling options for materials not collected curbside, visit www.oregonmetro.gov/findarecycler to find a recycler near you.

Click here to download - Collection Guidelines

Click here to download - Glass Collection Guidelines

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