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. Learn more about our services.

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Apply to join the Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Do you live in Washington County? Are you interested in how garbage and recycling is managed in your community? Would you like to help shape public policy? If you answered yes to these questions, this may be your opportunity. The Washington County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is currently seeking applications from the general public for two open positions.

The application deadline is January 30, 2018. To apply, click the "Apply for a Board" link on this webpage. For more details, download the recruitment flier

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