Beaverton Oregon Recycling Policy
Beaverton Oregon Recycling Center
Information on All Recycling Centers in Beaverton Oregon can be found HERE!!
Beaverton Oregon has a ton of items that they can be put in your curbside recycling bin! I have included a list of the items that are and aren't allowed in your curb side recycling bin. The Beaverton Oregan website has a ton of information on what to recycle correctly and how to reduce your overall waste. Make sure that you clean all of your items before placing them into the recycling bin. Beaverton, like many other cities and towns around the United States, DOES NOT ACCEPT PLASTIC BAGS. Make sure you are placing your recyclables into the bin or into a paper bag that will go into the bin, unless specified otherwise.
Do Add to the Recycling Bin:
Magazines and junk mail
Milk, juice and soup cartons (rinsed)
Shredded paper (in a paper bag)
Bottles, tubs, jugs and jars
Nursery pots (larger than four inches)
Buckets (five gallons or less)
- Empty and rinse
- Six ounces or larger in size
- Ignore number on containers; they indicate plastic resin type, not recyclability
Aluminum, tin and steel food cans
Metal paint cans
Aerosol cans and aluminum foil
Scrap metal (smaller than 30 inches and less than 30 pounds)
- Empty and rinse
- Do not flatten cans
- Can tops are OK if crimped inside can
Do Not Add to the Recycling Bin:
Brewed coffee containers
More not acceptable items
For more information please take a look on their main website: https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/603/What-is-Recyclable
Luckily, Beaverton Oregan is very compost friendly and advises their residents to set up a compost in their backyard. As of October of 2017, residents who have yard debris collection service can add food scraps to their yard debris roll cart - now called a composting roll cart. Composting food scraps with yard debris creates nutrient-rich fertilizer and reduces our impact on the environment.
The website also advices how many businesses and start a composting bin, especially for restaurants and school cafeterias. For more information, please check out the links below.
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