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. 

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Got old binders? Recycle them for free at Office Depot

Various binders of many colors

Binders are notoriously difficult to recycle, but now TerraCycle, Office Depot and OfficeMax stores are offering free binder recycling drop-off. There is no registration required -- simply drop off your old binders at a participating location. TerraCycle will deconstruct the binders and ensure the metal, cardboard and plastics are recycled.