Recology Oregon manages Metro Central Transfer Station, one of two public facilities owned by Metro, the regional government for the greater Portland area. Commercial collection companies and residents dispose of business and household waste here. This is the last chance to recycle waste before it’s sent to landfills.
Please also visit Portland’s Metro Central website for detailed disposal and rate information.
Household & Hazardous Waste Drop Off
It is illegal to put household hazardous waste in the trash or recycling carts. When hazardous wastes end up in a landfill, they can cause serious threats to humans, wildlife and the environment. Please drop off these items at this facility for safe disposal.
Our transfer stations serve as public drop-off locations for materials to be hauled and processed at nearby compost or recycling facilities. Depending on the facility, items may be sorted and then taken to their respective processing facilities based on material type. Transfer stations typically accept all sorts of recyclable materials. Please see the accepted items list or check with us before visiting to ensure acceptance of certain wastes.
Drop off recyclable materials for proper disposal at this location. We'll make sure that it gets recycled instead of heading to landfill.
Green Waste and Food Waste
This facility accepts residential and commercial green waste and food waste. Green waste may consist of leaves, branches, twigs, soils, or plants, and food waste may consist of food scraps, peels, and bones.