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> Curbside Recycling
Curbside recycling varies by city. For details on your city's program, call your garbage and recycling hauler or 503-390-4000 (877-390-4001 outside the Salem calling area).
We are fortunate to be able to recycle many items curbside in most areas. However, please put ONLY those items listed below in your recycling containers.
Curbside recycling brochure
have mixed recycling only, the small recycling basket is not included.
MIXED RECYCLING ROLLCART
Gift wrap (no foil / ribbons / bows)
Shredded paper in paper bags
Egg cartons (no styrofoam)
#1-7 bottles & tubs
(discard caps & pumps)
No styrofoam & no plastic bags!
Tin & aluminum cans
paper labels can be added separately
Aerosol cans (tips and caps discarded)
Small scrap metal (under 10 lbs & 18" long)
SMALL RECYCLING BASKET
Household batteries -
Alkaline, rechargable & small button cells. Sizes AAAA through D, 6-volt - 9 volt. Must be in a zip-sealed bag.
no rusty cans!
Usable latex paint and any oil-based paint. Place up to 2 one-gallon labeled cans.
Used motor oil
Place in a sealed, leakproof, plastic screw-top container.
Place into a screw-top see-thru plastic jug. Keep separate from motor oil.
Glass Bottles & Jars
Please sort large quantities of glass into paper sacks - keep clear separate from colored.
Vegetable cooking oil
Place up to 2 gallons of cooled oil into original or clean see-thru plastic screw-top container.
PLEASE KEEP OUT OF RECYCLING BINS AND CARTS:
plastic bottle caps
greasy or waxed cardboard
no glass in mixed recycling rollcarts
Check out the
Residential Curbside Recycling Chart
for services in the following Marion County areas:
Aurora, Detroit, Gates, Gervais, Hubbard, Idanha, Jefferson, Keizer, Mill City, Mt. Angel, Salem, Scotts Mills,
, Stayton, St. Paul, Turner,
If you have any further questions please feel free to call Environmental Services at 503-588-5169 or email
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