We know Beaverton residents and businesses are committed to recycling – both at the curb and beyond. Many materials are recyclable, just not in your home or work mixed recycling. To be allowed in your mixed recycling materials must be able to be sorted safely. Items like batteries, plastic bags and light bulbs can be recycled but are either difficult to sort from other materials or pose a hazard at the recycling center, therefore they cannot be placed into your mixed recycling containers.
Here's a list of some of the more common non-curbside recyclable items: