Non-Curbside Recycling & Garbage

Non-Curbside Recycling

Due to a property sale, Far West Recycling was not able to continue their lease at their Beaverton location – 10750 SW Denney Rd, and closed to the public on March 31, 2017. If you have questions about the closure call us at 503-526-2665 to talk to one of our Recycling Specialists.

We know Beaverton residents and businesses are committed to recycling – both at the curb and for items needing to be taken to a recycling depot, such as Far West Recycling. To learn of alternative locations for your beyond-the-curb materials (like plastic bags, plastic to-go containers, household electronics or small appliances) – please visit

Far West Recycling Locations in our Area

Far West Recycling - Hillsboro
6440 SE Alexander St
8 am – 4 pm
7 days a week

Far West Recycling - Lake Oswego
341 Foothills Rd
9 am – 5 pm
7 days a week

Don’t forget that a lot of items can be conveniently recycled right at your own home! For a complete list of what can be recycled at home, please visit

Hard to Recycle Items

In Beaverton, paper, cardboard, metal, plastic containers, glass containers, and used motor oil can all be recycled curbside. This mix covers much of the day-to-day recyclables that are generated in a home or business.

There are times, however, when you may have items that are recyclable but they aren’t collected curbside. The following items are non-curbside recyclable, but may have other recycling options. If you do not see an item on this page, Metro's Find a Recycler tool can help you find a recycling option near you.

  • Batteries
  • Block foam and foam peanuts
  • Bulky waste
  • Christmas trees
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Large appliances
  • Mattresses
  • Paint
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastics (non-curbside)
  • Small appliances
  • Tires
Collage of non curbside recyclables: electronics, packing foam, batteries, small appliances, etc.