Non-Curbside Recycling & Garbage

Non-Curbside Recycling

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 OregonMetro.gov/FindaRecycler.

Far West Recycling - Hillsboro

Far West Recycling in Hillsboro is a recycling depot open to the public. Please contact them directly or check Metro’s Find a Recycler tool for the most current list of accepted materials. 

6440 SE Alexander St
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
7 days a week
Website | 503-643-9944

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 www.BeavertonOregon.gov/recycling.

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.