Curbside Recycling Guide

Pride Disposal & Recycling provides regular collection of recyclables. Please make sure to only include the correct materials in your recycling. Reducing contamination is imperative for the longevity and success of recycling in Oregon. If you’re in doubt, throw it out.

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Paper Recycling

Flatten all cardboard boxes. Please cut large cardboard materials into pieces no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet. Place items loose in your blue-lidded recycling cart. Small paper scraps such as shredded paper should be contained in a paper bag.

Accepted

  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_scrap_paper Junk Mail/Scrap Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_phone_books Phone Books
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_cardboard Cardboard
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_cardboard_roll Toilet/Paper Towel Roll
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_chipboard_boxes Chipboard Boxes
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_milk_cartons Milk Cartons
  • icon_paper_recycling_yes_shredded_paper Shredded Paper

Not Accepted

  • icon_paper_recycling_no_frozen_food_box Frozen Food Boxes
  • icon_food_scraps_no_coffee_cups Coffee Cups
  • icon_paper_recycling_no_paper_cups_plates_bowls Paper Plates, Cups, Bowls
  • icon_paper_recycling_no_pet_food_bags Pet Food Bags
  • icon_paper_recycling_no_tissues Toilet Paper, Napkins, Tissues
  • icon_paper_recycling_no_photos Photographs

Plastic Recycling

Place items loose in your blue lidded recycling cart. Rinse all containers before recycling. Remove lids and discard them in your garbage. If the plastic container previously held hazardous material such as pesticides, do not include it in your recycling.

Accepted

  • icon_plastic_recycling_yes_water_bottles Water Bottles
  • icon_plastic_recycling_yes_milk_jugs Milk Jugs
  • icon_plastic_recycling_yes_yogurt Yogurt/Margarine Tubs
  • icon_plastic_recycling_yes_nursery_plant_pots Rigid Plant Pots
  • icon_plastic_recycling_yes_gallon_bucket 5-Gallon Buckets

Not Accepted

  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_clamshell_plastic Clamshell Plastic
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_bags Film Plastics (bags, bubble wrap)
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_styrofoam Styrofoam & Packing Peanuts
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_utensils Plastic Plates & Utensils
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_plastic_cups Plastic Cups
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_coffee_pods Coffee Pods
  • Plastic Lids
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_jug_oil Jugs Contaminated with Motor Oil, Pesticides, etc
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_straws Straws
  • icon_plastic_recycling_no_meal_trays Frozen Meal Trays

Metal Recycling

Place items loose in your blue lidded recycling cart. Rinse all containers before recycling.

Accepted

  • icon_metal_recycling_yes_tin_cans Tin cans
  • icon_metal_recycling_yes_aluminum_cans Aluminum Cans
  • Aerosol Cans
  • icon_metal_recycling_yes_aluminum_foil Aluminum Foil
  • icon_metal_recycling_yes_misc_metal Misc. Metal
  • icon_metal_recycling_yes_paint_can Metal Paint Can

Not Accepted

  • icon_metal_recycling_no_oversized_metal Oversized Metal (appliances, large piece of metal, etc)

Glass Recycling

Place glass bottles and jars on the side in your red bin. Do not put glass in your blue lidded recycling cart. Rinse all containers before recycling. Remove lids and discard in garbage. Please do not include any broken glass in your recycling.

Accepted

  • icon_glass_recycling_yes_bottles Glass Bottles
  • icon_glass_recycling_yes_jars Glass Jars

Not Accepted

  • icon_glass_recycling_no_light_bulbs Light Bulbs
  • icon_glass_recycling_no_drinking_glasses Drinking Glasses
  • icon_glass_recycling_no_flower_vases Flower Vases
  • icon_glass_recycling_no_broken_glass Broken Glass
  • icon_glass_recycling_no_ceramics Ceramics/Dishes

Motor Oil Recycling

Place motor oil in a 1-gallon transparent plastic bottle with a screw-on lid (for example, a milk jug). Do not mix motor oil with any other liquids. Motor oil is collected on the same schedule as your glass recycling. We do not accept any other fluids.

Accepted

  • icon_motor_oil_yes_motor_oil Motor Oil

Not Accepted

  • icon_motor_oil_no_antifreeze Antifreeze
  • icon_motor_oil_no_cooking_oil Cooking Oil
  • icon_motor_oil_no_motor_oil_other Motor Oil w/ Other Fluids
  • icon_motor_oil_no_hydraulic_fluid Hydraulic Fluid