Garbage, recycling and yard debris collection services in the City of Milwaukie are provided by seven franchised garbage companies. Each garbage company provides services to a specific area of the City. The garbage rates are set by the Milwaukie City Council and are reviewed annually to determine if rate increases are necessary. A variety of service levels are available for both residential and commercial customers. Residents may choose weekly or monthly collection and carts area available in 20, 32, 60 and 90 gallon size. For details on service sizes and rates, see the attached rate sheet, effective August 2012.
To find out who your garbage service provider is, please select the Garbage & Recycling Routes map below. For concerns about your hauler or other Milwaukie garbage and recycling questions, contact JoAnn Herrigel, the City's Director of Community Services at 503-786-7508.
For general information about recycling markets or to find a place to take materials, visit www.oregonmetro.gov.
To see the County's Recycling Newsletter "Trash Talk" click here.
Need info on recycling electronics or other items? The Oregon E-Cycles program, which was created by Oregon’s Electronics Recycling Law, started operation on January 1, 2009. It requires electronics manufacturers to provide free responsible recycling for computers, laptops, monitors, and TVs to anyone bringing seven or fewer items to a participating collection site at one time.
To find an E-Cycles recycling site near you, go to www.oregonecycles.org or call 1-888-532-9253. Get everything you need to know about recycling, garbage disposal, and hazardous waste disposal in the metropolitan area--plus, learn how to keep your neighborhood clean by calling the Metro recycling hotline at (503) 234-3000 or at www.oregonmetro.gov.