How do you recycle wood? Take wood to civic amenity sites for recycling. Wood can often be reused to make other items, such as a bird table for your garden. Wood can often be added to your compost heap, such as sawdust and wood shavings. Buy recycled wood whenever possible.
How do I get rid of old furniture in Portland? Garbage company (pick up)
Contact your garbage company to get a cost estimate and pick-up date for appliances, furniture, large branches, stumps, and other big items that don’t belong in your cart. Call at least a week in advance. Don’t set items out on the curb until the scheduled day.
What items are recyclable in Portland Oregon?
Allowed metal items
- Aluminum, tin, and steel food cans.
- Beverage cans.*
- Empty aerosol cans.
- Empty and dry metal paint cans.
- Aluminum foil (clean and dry).
- Scrap metal (smaller than 30 inches and less than 30 pounds).
How do you dispose of pressure treated wood in Oregon? Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.