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School recycling assistance

It can be daunting to set up a new recycling program at your school. You are not alone! We are here to help with the following:

Posters and containers

To request posters and containers, contact Laurel Bates at

Shows paper that should be recycled.
Paper recycling poster
Shows containers that should be recycled.
Container recycling poster
Shows all material that should go in the garbage can.
Landfill poster
41 quart blue recycling bin for paper
Clearstream recycler full of bottles and cans
Large recycling bin with hole in lid for bottles and cans


Recycling GuideLocker and desk cleanout guide
Remember your waste reduction goals as you plan the end of the school year cleanouts! Our guide contains helpful tips and printable posters.

Locker and desk cleanout guideRecycling Guide: What can I recycle at school?

Composting at school

If you are in Canby, West Linn, downtown Milwaukie, or Lake Oswego, you may be able to have food scraps collected by your hauler! If you are not in one of those cities, you may pursue small-scale worm bin composting. Please contact Laurel Bates for composting assistance.

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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.
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