Reduced Rate Program for garbage and recycling services
Starting January 1, 2023, eligible households in unincorporated Washington County can benefit from a reduced monthly rate for standard garbage and recycling collection.
Do you live in a single family home a duplex, triplex or a fourplex in unincorporated Washington County and have an income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level? Do you pay your garbage bill directly? If so, you can receive a 75% discount on standard garbage and recycling collection service rates.
For full eligibility details read FAQs below.
Reduced rate for monthly collection service includes the recycling surcharge. (Effective August 1, 2023)
Urban Reduced Rate*
Rural Reduced Rate**
* Urban customers are those located within the Metropolitan Service District Boundary.
**Rural customers are located outside the Metropolitan Service District Boundary.
Additional services and fees are not included in the Reduced Rate Program.
General questions or comments? Please contact Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling by calling 503-846-3605.
The County and garbage and recycling collection companies will take all reasonable steps to ensure language interpretation services are available at no cost to any community member seeking assistance.