Garbage and Recycling
Sandy Public Library
"Our green team worked with Clackamas County to streamline our recycling program, find ways to recycle materials not accepted in the commercial recycling stream and help educate staff with free resources."
- Chis Wilhelmi
Sandy Public Library
Recycling and Waste Reduction
At home and at work:
See Materials Management in Oregon: 2050 Vision and Framework for Action, this plan that will help guide the state’s management of materials and waste and updates Oregon’s solid waste management plan.
Find a Recycler for materials not included in recycling at home or work.
Recycle computers, TVs, monitors & laptops for free through the Oregon E-Cycles program. They must be recycled as the Oregon E-Cycles law bans them from being put in the garbage. To find recyclers for other types of electronics, check Find a Recycler
Say NO to junk mail - resources to help stop the waste of unwanted phone books, catalogs and mail
Recycle at Work resources
WE COMPOST program for food-related businesses in Canby, Lake Oswego and West Linn
Garbage service - Find out which company provides garbage and recycling collection at your address
What to do with large items that won'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
- Trash Talk Summer 2014 - Resources for businesses and residents. Mailed May 2014 as pages 9 - 12 of the Clackamas County Citizen News.
- Trash Talk Spring 2014 - Resources for businesses and residents. Mailed Feb 2014 as pages 6 and 7 of the Clackamas County Citizen News.
- Trash Talk Winter 2014 - Resources for businesses and residents. Mailed as the back pages of Citizen News in Nov 2013.
Clackamas County Sustainability pages
Clackamas County Office of Sustainability, Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045, 503-557-6363, email firstname.lastname@example.org