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Recycling and Waste Reduction

At home and at work:

Materials Management in Oregon: 2050 Vision and Framework for Action- This plan will help guide the state’s management of materials and waste and updates Oregon’s solid waste management plan.

Recycling Guide - Learn what is included in the curbside recycling program. English | Español

Find a Recycler- A searchable database for materials not included in recycling at home or work.

Oregon E-Cycles- Recycle computers, TVs, monitors, laptops, printers, keyboard and mice for free through Oregon E-Cycles. Beginning in 2008 these items have been banned by law from being put in the garbage. To find recycling or reuse options for other types of electronics visit Find a Recycler.

Become a Master Recycler – Join over 1,300 others in helping your community reduce waste, conserve resources, reuse goods, and recycle what cannot be salvaged. Master Recyclers staff information booths at community events, give presentations, and work on special projects in their neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces.

Sustainability pages

At home:

Use less toxics - safer alternatives: green cleaners, for your lawn, yard and garden

Backyard composting, build a compost bin out of wood or a worm bin out of a plastic storage box

Yard debris - what it is and where to recycle it

Waste prevention at home

Say NO to junk mail - help stop the waste of unwanted phone books, catalogs and mail

Reduce wasted food - OSU Extension food preservation and food storage resources

Keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer, learn how with our storage guide.

Shopping with Meals in Mind – Tips that help you focus on what’s needed for a week’s meals and purchasing food with less packaging.

Reuse - donate and purchase salvaged building materials, furniture and tools at the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Canby and SE Portland or The Rebuilding Center

Recycling at multifamily communities

At work:

Recycle at Work resources

Business Recycling Awards Group (BRAG)

Business Recycling Requirement

WE COMPOST program for food-related businesses in Canby, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, North Clackamas and West Linn.

Recycle at Work: href="documents/business_wastelamp_recyclers.pdf">Fluorescent Lamp Recyclers

At school:

School Waste Reduction Grant Application

Waste reduction and recycling Resources for schools

Certified Oregon Green Schools in Clackamas County

Garbage

Garbage service - which company provides garbage and recycling collection at your address

Bulky waste - what to do with large items that don't fit in your garbage container

Hazardous waste - what is hazardous and how to safely dispose of it

Inclement weather - what to do with garbage and recycling when weather conditions cause collection delays

Trash Talk newsletters

Resources for businesses and residents. Mailed as part of Clackamas County Citizen News.

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