Annual Earth Day Recycling Event is April 20
Event time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Every year the City holds a free recycling event in April around Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).
Bring your recyclable items to Gresham City Hall on Saturday, April 20.
Or, take your items to a recycler year-round. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.
Free Compost at Earth Day Recycling Event
Limited quantities of nutrient rich compost made from vegetables and other food waste collected through Gresham’s food scrap compost program will be available for free at the City’s Earth Day Recycling event on April 20.
Bring your own bucket to collect five gallons of finished compost. The compost is available on a first come first serve basis and there is a limit of one bucket per car.
Electronics and Hazardous Waste
The City does not accept electronics or Hazardous Waste at the Earth Day recycling event.
Options for Recycling:
- TVs, computers and monitors can be recycled for free year-round at several recycling sites in Gresham, see Oregon E-Cycles for information.
- Total Reclaim Accepts TV's, Computers and other electronic items for recycling; go to Total Reclaim's website for information.
- Metro has two household hazardous waste facilities open for drop-off. See Metro's website for more information.
- Metro also holds household hazardous collection events, see Metro's website for more information.
For information about the Earth Day recycling event contact Cherie Ludwig at 503-618-2518 or Cherie.Ludwig@GreshamOregon.gov.