Garbage and Recycling

Thank you for your interest in the Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling Program in Washington County, Oregon. The Solid Waste & Recycling Program is your resource for waste prevention, recycling and code enforcement. Waste prevention and recycling specialists or code enforcement officers are ready to answer your questions by email or by calling 503-846-3605. Learn more about the program. 

What's new?

Garbage and Recycling Day tool makes managing recycling and garbage easier 


Residents shouldn't miss garbage or recycling day ever again. The NEW Garbage and Recycling Day tool is a free service to make it easier to recycle. Features allow you to:

  • Receive collection-day reminders by phone, email or text. 
  • Look up your garbage and recycling schedule. 
  • Print your collection calendar at home. 
  • Sync your collection schedule with your digital calendar. 
  • Get notified about winter weather and holiday schedule changes. 
  • Look up how to recycle or dispose items. 
  • Get information on your mobile devices through the Garbage and Recycling Day app.

Garbage and Recycling Day is provided through cooperation with local garbage and recycling collection companies and city partners. It is available to residents who have single-family collection service within Washington County with the exception of in the City of Beaverton. Call your hauler for more information about workplace or multifamily garbage and recycling collection schedules.  Learn more about the tool and how to use it.