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It's easy to reduce junk mail at the source!catalog choice logo

Americans receive more than 85 billion pieces of unsolicited mail each year; approximately 100 pounds for every household. Eliminate unwanted phone books, catalogs, coupons and credit card solicitations at the source! Simply go to the Catalog Choice website, set up an account and begin selecting the way you'd like to receive (or not) catalogs, phone books, credit card solicitations and more! This free online service will help the Metro region reduce thousands of pounds of paper waste - one mailbox at a time. Join others in your community managing their mailbox clutter today!


Electronic Waste - Oregon E-cycles

Televisions, monitors and computers are banned from Oregon landfills. Luckily, the Oregon E-Cycles program provides free recycling of computers, monitors and televisions. The program is financed by electronics manufacturers and jointly implemented with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

What items are covered under the program? Desktop and portable computers (laptops), monitors and televisions are all covered electronic devices.  

What is not covered?  Fax machines, cell phones, printers and other peripherals are not covered under the current program.  

Who can recycle their electronics via the Oregon E-cycles program?  Households, small organizations of ten or fewer employees and anyone else delivering seven or fewer covered electronic devices to a collector at any one time. 

Find a local drop-off location and to learn more at the Oregon E-cycle website.