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.
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.
Reduce holiday waste – The holidays come with extra materials to discard from decorations, gift-giving and parties. Learn what can be reused or recycled, and what needs to be thrown away.
Yard debris - what it is and where to recycle it
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.
WE COMPOST program for food-related businesses in Canby, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, North Clackamas and West Linn.
Waste reduction and recycling Resources for schools
Certified Oregon Green Schools in Clackamas County
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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