Recycling & Waste

News & Announcements

New Garbage Rates Starting January 1, 2023

At its November 15 meeting, City Council approved an adjustment to garbage, recycling, and organics collection service rates charged by Republic Services. 

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Shredding Resources

There is no Community Shred Day event currently scheduled for 2023.

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Recycle at Work

The City works in partnership with Clackamas County and Republic Services of Lake Oswego (formerly Allied Waste) to provide recycling and waste prevention resources for Lake Oswego businesses.

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Plastics Reduction Resources

Looking for Ways to Reduce Single Use Plastics in Lake Oswego?

Here are few suggestions on reducing your own plastics usage.

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Lake Oswego offers “comingled” recycling, meaning that everything that can be recycled goes into the same container, with the exception of glass. It is very important that trash not end up in the recycling as it will contaminate the entire load. Remember: when in doubt, leave it out.

What can (and can not) go into my recycling cart?

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Residential Organics Collection

Hello Lake Oswego! Welcome to our LOComposts information portal! Everything you need to know about composting in our City is located here.

Lake Oswego is proud to offer curbside composting to its residents... and now you can add food waste to your yard debris bin! 

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Contact Information

To Start Service, Request Carts, etc:

Please call Republic Services at 503-636-3011

Report a Customer Service Issue:

Customer Service Issue / Feedback Form

General Questions about Recycling and Composting:

Amanda Watson, Sustainability Program Manager


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