Garbage & Recycling

The City of Wood Village sets solid waste and recycling collection service rates and standards through a franchise agreement with Waste Management of Oregon. Standard curbside service includes weekly collection of garbage, recyclables and yard debris. Waste Management also offers a range of services, including large item hauling for a fee and clean-up containers and drop boxes. Additional information is available on their website.

Waste Less & Recycle Right

Not sure what stuff goes in the recycle bin? When in doubt, find out.

See our Recycling Guide (PDF).

Contact Metro for easy options to recycle, donate or reuse anything from batteries and packing peanuts to that old dishwasher. Call 503-234-3000 or search Metro’s recycler directory.

What’s bad for the bin?

  1. Tangles. Stuff that tangles and clogs sorting machines; Hoses, cords, clothes
  2. Film.  Plastic wrap and bags. No bagged recyclables
  3. Hazardous material. Batteries, propane tanks, needles, paint.
  4. Yuck. Foods, liquids, diapers and pet waste
  5. Wishful. Clamshells, straws, to-go containers and cups.

2018 Bottle Bill Expansion

As of January 1, 2018, additional beverages will have a refund value of 10 cents per container.  Read the 2018 Expansion Flyer (PDF) for more information.

Visit your local Wood Village Bottle Drop located at 23345 NE Halsey St today!

Important recycling update

  • China was our largest importer of unsorted paper and plastic, but will no longer accept certain recycling materials. Contamination plays a large role in China’s import shift.
  • The City and local partners are preparing short- and long-term solutions for our recycling needs. State of Oregon recycling updates.
  • We can all do our part to prevent waste and recycle.