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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at Home

Learn about the 3-R's and use our search tool to find the best options for recycling or disposing of your stuff.

Looking for more information and resources to reduce, reuse and recycle at home? Included below are links to resources and tools that may be helpful.

General resources

Quarterly Newsletter

Recycling Update Newsletter [addlink]

Recycling Guides 

With yard debris service

Without yard debris service


View Solid Waste & Recycling videos on our YouTube playlist.

Other Resources

Reuse and repair

  • What to Recycle and Where?: Use our online search tool to find reuse options
  • NRDC Library of Things & Beaverton Library of Things: A service that offers things to checkout, not just books
  • Community Warehouse: Local furniture bank that collects donations of home goods
  • Habitat for Humanity Hillsboro: Accepts and sells new and used building materials, furniture, appliances, lighting fixtures and other home goods
  • SCRAP ReStore: Creative reuse store and reuse education programs for youth
  • Repair Fair: Events where volunteers with "fixing" skills help others fix broken items
  • Fix-It Fairs: The Fix-It Fair is a free City of Portland event where you can learn simple ways to save money and connect with resources
  • Free Geek: Organization that refurbishes and resells old electronics including computers, monitors, printers and keyboards
  • PDX: Reuse and repair resources in the Portland area
  • Reuse Alliance: Resources and services to strengthen the reuse community


Recycling 101 webinar

Recycling 101 slides (PDF 2.77 MB)

    Other Recycling Resources

    How to recycle at home

    Recicle en casa

    Backyard composting

    Toxics reduction

    Medical and household hazardous waste

    Not finding something you are looking for? Please contact us at 503-846-3605 or [email protected].