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Plastic Bag Ban

Lake Oswego has banned plastic carryout bags!

At the December 4, 2018 meeting, the City Council passed a ban that applies to all retailers, restaurants, and City sponsored events.

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Tree Recycling

Wondering how to dispose or recycle your Christmas tree?

A lot of it comes down to the preparation.  Most trees are recycled into wood chips or compost, so it’s important to remove all lights, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands and other non-organic materials.

Local Scout troops provide recycling opportunities for trees and wreaths - check out some options!

You can also recycle your holiday lights!

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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, just like Portland and Forest Grove!

Ok, but what does this even mean? How much extra work will this be for me?

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Jenny Slepian
Management and Sustainability Analyst


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