Solid Waste & Recycling General News
Hillsboro School District Milk Carton Recycling Effort Draws National Attention - Release date: 02/25/2013
Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling has been working with the Hillsboro School District on improvements to their recycling program. The Carton Council will tour two participating Hillsboro schools this week.
Free Spanish Sustainability Workshop - Release date: 09/13/2012
The Hispanic business community is invited to a free workshop on September 18th.
Public Meeting on Proposed Garbage and Recycling Collection Rate Increases - Release date: 06/07/2012
The Washington County Solid Waste Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on June 14, 2012 at 10 AM.
Free “Clean & Green Communities” Workshop for Multifamily Community Managers - Release date: 06/05/2012
Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling and Tualatin Valley Water District will host a free workshop for multifamily community managers to learn how to put sustainable practices into action in their communities.
Businesses Urged to Donate Excess Food to Help Local Families in Need - Release date: 05/01/2012
The Washington County Recycle at Work program, Oregon Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul are encouraging area businesses to reduce unnecessary food waste by donating surplus, edible food to local food donation programs.
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions - Release date: 01/09/2012
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about storm-interruptions (snow and ice) to regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection services in Washington County.
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions - Release date: 02/24/2011
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions due to snowstorm.
Notice of Public Meeting: Garbage and Solid Waste Collection Rate Increases - Release date: 06/02/2010
THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SOLID WASTE ADVISORY COMMITTEE* will hold a public meeting to discuss recommended increases to residential and commercial garbage collection rates for residents and businesses in unincorporated Washington County.
Free Assistance with New Recycling Requirements - Release date: 05/13/2010
Washington County businesses may access free technical assistance and resources to meet the newly adopted business recycling requirements ordinance.
Washington County and Metro offer free recycling technical assistance to area businesses - Release date: 04/15/2009
Recycle at Work services help businesses reduce their waste through free technical assistance and resources from the Washington County Recycle at Work Program.