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Far West Recycling

Far West Recycling (503) 572-1499

Southeast Portland Depot
4930 SE 26th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202

Open:  Daily, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Northeast Portland Plant
(503) 255-2299
12820 NE Marx Street
Portland, OR 97230

Open:   Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Portland Depot

(503) 643-9944

2005 N Rosa Parks Way

Portland, OR 97217

Open:  Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information: Far West Recycling


  • ELECTRONICS: Cables; CD Player; Cell Phones; Copiers; CPUs; DVD Player; Fax Machine; Keyboards; Laptops; Mice; Microwaves (please remove the glass turn plate prior to recycling); Miscellaneous Mixed Electronics; Monitors (flat screen and CRT); Printers; Scanners; Telephones; Televisions (flat screen and CRT); and VCRs. Call the locations closest to you for details.

  • GLASS: Glass bottles and jars - (clean, sorted by color, no lids);

  • METAL: Aluminum; Aluminum Cans - (rinsed and flattened); Copper; Iron; Steel; Tin; Tin Cans - (rinsed and flattened without labels);

    Carpet Pad - (Hillsboro, Marx St., Beaverton only) Clean, dry re-bond polyurethane carpet pad. Rubber, felt, or rag pad is not acceptable;
    Cell Phones - (include battery chargers, batteries and other accessories);
    Cooking Oil - (all locations except NE Marx St.) Before recycling it is important to filter out some of those bits of food floating around in the fat or at least remove the larger pieces. Please be sure not to mix any water with the oil;
    Crayons - (SE, Lake Oswego, N. Portland, NW Portland locations only) Crayons are reused by individuals in the community;
    Footwear - (athletic shoes, dress shoes, boots, flip flops, cleats, etc... MUST BE CLEAN);
    Microwaves - (please remove the glass turn plate prior to recycling);
    Rechargeable Batteries - (NO alkaline batteries please);
    White Goods - (stoves, dishwashers, hot water heaters, washers and dryers. No fee);
    Wood Waste (SE location only) - Source separated, untreated wood, nails and paint OK. FEE: $90 per ton ($5.00 minimum) fee. Cash or check only please.

  • PAPER:
    - (juice boxes, soy milk cartons, milk cartons. Other coated food containers go with the scrap paper);
    Books - (hard cover and paper/softbacks);
    Corrugated Cardboard and Brown Paper Bags - (Flattened. No strings, but tape is okay. No wax cardboard);
    Magazines - (glossy paper throughout. Newspaper ads go with the newspaper);
    Newspaper - (loose, not bundled. No strings or bags);
    Scrap Paper - (Includes catalogs, cereal boxes, egg cartons, junk mail and phone books.No food contaminated or tissue paper);and
    Office Paper - (includes paper typically genereated in an office environment);

    View web site for a complete list of accepted plastics.
  • Does Not Accept: Light bulbs; flower vases; ceramics ; window glass ; glass drinking glasses ; glass cookware; broken glass; #6 Food Foam; block foam; closed cylinders, tires, refrigerators, and air conditioners.

    This information was compiled from information provided by each agency or business and is updated periodically. Although local government staff has attempted to include as many Clark County recycling listings as possible, these resources should not be viewed as a comprehensive list. Due to space limitations, most businesses located outside of Clark County have not been included.

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Clark County Environmental Services - Recycling and Solid Waste
Peter DuBois, Division Manager

Street Address: 1300 Franklin Street, 1st Floor, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2121 | Fax: (360) 397-2062
Relay 711 or (800) 833-6384

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