Garbage & Recycling Transfer Station

COVID-19 Information

19600 SE Canyon Valley Road
Sandy, OR 97055 map

Thursday through Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday Closed
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Recycling - Please Prepare Properly

Clean Glass Bottles & Jars
Separate brown, green and clear.
No light bulbs, plates, glassware, cookware, vases, mirrors, picture frame or window glass, ceramics, etc.

Corrugated Cardboard
Flattened cardboard & brown paper bags.

Newspaper and what comes in the newspaper only.

No plastic bags.

Mixed recycling:

  • Paper
    Junk mail, magazines, catalogs, phone books, cereal & cracker type boxes, office paper, shredded paper in a paper bag, milk, soup & juice cartons (rinse & drain). No freezer boxes, coffee/paper cups, paper plates, napkins, paper towels, tissues, pet food bags or food-soiled paper.
  • Metal
    Clean cans, foil, pie plates and trays, empty spray cans
  • Clean Plastic Bottles and Tubs
    6 ounces or larger, clean buckets - five gallons & smaller, rigid nursery pots, 4 in. across & larger. No dirt, lids, Styrofoam, to-go containers, cups, plates, utensils, blister packaging, or motor oil or hazardous material containers.

Scrap Metal
Washers, dryers, dishwashers, hot water heaters, metal doors, bicycles, lawnmowers, barbeques, etc. All liquids must be removed, no propane tanks.

TVs, laptops, computers, monitors, cables.

Motor Oil
Motor oil only. No other automotive fluids.

Cooking Oil
Cooking oil only.

Christmas lights, extension cords, household wiring, etc.

Lead Acid Batteries
Vehicle batteries only.

To find a recycler for materials not recycled here:
Check Metro's Recycling Hotline:
503-234-3000 or find a recycler.

Prohibited Materials

  • Asbestos
  • Medical waste
  • Contaminated soils
  • Propane tanks
  • Gas cylinders
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Creosote-treated wood
  • Liquids except for motor oil and cooking oil.

Oregon PaintCare

Free recycling for latex and oil-based house paint, stains & varnishes in containers up to 5 gallons at Welches Mountain Building Supply, 67250 E. Hwy 26, 503-622-3000. Call ahead to make sure they can accept your amount of paint. No spray paint or products.


Loose loads must be covered to prevent litter. Unsecured loads are subject to an additional $10 fee.

Garbage Fee Minimum
Light Waste or General Garbage (per cubic yard) $21.00 $21.00 < 1 cuyd
Light can - 32 Gallon 7.00 21.00 ≤ 3 Cans
Heavy Waste or Demo Debris (per cubic yard) 35.00 21.00 < 1cuyd
Heavy Can - 32 Gallon 9.00 21.00 ≤ 2 cans
Tires On rim Off rim
Passenger/Lt Truck - 16' $3.85 $2.50
Large Truck/Trailer 17'- 21' 14.50 8.50
Tires over 21' Inquire Inquire
Furniture and appliances Fee Minimum
Refrigerators, Freezers, Air conditioners - even if refrigerant is removed $20.00 N/A
Stuffed Chair/Recliner/Love seat or Couch 12.00 N/A
Sectional or Hide a bed 17.00 N/A
Mattresses each set
Twin $12.00 $12.00
Full/Double 12.00 17.00
Queen 16.00 24.00
King 17.00 25.00

Other Helpful Information

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
Metro South Transfer Station
2001 Washington St., Oregon City
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. - Sat.

A $5 fee is charged for up to 35 gallons of household hazardous waste. Additional charges apply for containers larger than 10 gallons.

Regular Garbage & Recycling Service and Drop Box Service

Is available for residents, businesses and organizations. To check on fees and the company that provides service in your area, call Clackamas County at 503-557-6363 or email

Report Illegal Dumping

On public forest lands, call Dump Stoppers at 503-650-3333; on County roads, call 503-742-4400.


Administrative office | 150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045

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