Materials Management

In a typical year, recycling in Oregon reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an amount equivalent to the tailpipe emissions from 500,000 to 700,000 cars.

In Oregon, cities with a population over 4,000 must offer monthly curbside recycling, according to ORS 459A. 


To find out what materials are accepted in your community for recycling and how to prepare them, contact your nearest regional DEQ office or on of the resources below:


DEQ studies and information


Other resources