Garbage and Recycling

Solid Waste & Recycling is a division of the Washington County Department of Health and Human Services. We provide information and resources to help residents, property managers and businesses in Washington County, Oregon sustainably manage materials by preventing waste, recycling and disposing of garbage properly. Solid Waste & Recycling also regulates how garbage and recycling is collected, stored and disposed of and provides code enforcement services for nuisance and noise violations in unincorporated Washington County. 

Waste prevention and recycling specialists or code enforcement officers are ready to answer your questions by email or by calling 503-846-3605.

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Confused about plastics?

Plastic bags and clamshells do not go in the mixed recycling. Consult the list of what is and isn't accepted in your curbside recycling bin, or get the Garbage and Recycling Day app to answer all your recycling questions!

Las bolsas, empaques y cajitas de plástico no van en el reciclaje. Descargue la aplicación Día de Basura y Reciclaje para responder a todas sus preguntas sobre reciclaje.

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