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Let’s do away with food waste!

Food is the single largest component of garbage in the Portland metropolitan region. About 20% of the 1.3 million tons of trash generated per year is food scraps, and over half of those come from businesses.

Impacts of food waste in the US:

Reducing food waste is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce the environmental impact of our food system and feed our communities.

We have tools, resources and free assistance to help prevent food waste from occurring, donation sites to connect you to feed people in need and assistance to divert the rest from the landfill.

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Development Services Building

Resource Conservation and Solid Waste (Administrative offices)

Phone number 503-557-6363
Address 150 Beavercreek Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
Hours Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Language Se habla español