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Residential Collection Changes: Thanksgiving Day: No residential collection on Thanksgiving Day (11/24). Thursday customers receive service on Friday. Friday customers receive service on Saturday. There will be no impact to residential collection for Christmas (12/25) and New Year’s Day (1/1) this year.   Holiday Hours: Thanksgiving Day: The Valley View Transfer Station, Ashland Recycle Center, […]  Read more
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2023 With the exception of glass, all Tuesday residential routes, including waste, recycling, and green debris, have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 4th, due to hazardous driving conditions for our employee-owner drivers. However, Tuesday customers may leave their glass bins at the curb all week for a later pickup in the same […]  Read more
Ashland Scout Troop 112 Collection: Bring your bare holiday tree to the curb Friday, January 6th for Ashland Scout Troop 112 collection. This Recology-sponsored Scout service is free, and donations help Scouts attend summer camp. Trees are chipped for use in Ashland city parks. For more information about this program, go to  Recology Ashland […]  Read more
On Saturday, May 13th from 8 AM – 4:30 PM, Recology Ashland will once again sponsor Jackson County’s free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day. This popular, free-to-residents event will be held at Rogue Transfer & Recycling at 8001 Table Rock Road in White City. Businesses can participate in this event on Friday, May 12th. However, […]  Read more
Ashland and Talent residential collection schedules will not be impacted by the Memorial Day holiday, which takes place on Monday, May 29. While the Ashland Recycling Center and Valley View Transfer Station will remain open on Memorial Day, the Recology Ashland Business Office on Oak Street will be closed. Customers are encouraged to email CustomerService103@ […]  Read more
Recology Ashland will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Beginning Tuesday, all residential collections will be delayed by one day. Customers with Friday pickups will receive their service on Saturday.  Read more
On Sunday, May 7, from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Ashland residents may drop off their ‘green’ yard debris for free at the Valley View Transfer Station in Ashland (3000 N Valley View Road).  Accepted materials: leaves, pine needles, small branches, brush, and other ‘green’ yard debris.  Prohibited materials: trash, stumps, logs, firewood, and treated […]  Read more
On Saturday, May 13th, Ashland and Talent residents may ‘Toss Your Toxins’ for free at the Recology-sponsored 2023 Jackson County Residential Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event. The event will be held from 8 AM – 4:30 PM at the Rogue Transfer & Recycling in White City. Businesses may participate in Jackson County’s Commercial Collection Event […]  Read more
During periods of inclement weather, residential service may be delayed. If drivers are unable to return to your address for service within the same week, we will accept the equivalent of two weeks’ volume of bagged waste on your regular service day in the following week. Please note that even minimal snowfall can pose significant […]  Read more
For People and the Planet!  On Friday, April 21, Southern Oregon University will host their 2023 Earth Day Extravaganza at The Farm at SOU, 155 Walker Avenue from 3:30 PM – 7PM. There will be exhibitors, live music, an ecoquest adventure, crafts, an electric vehicle showcase, games, and more to celebrate the 53rd Earth Day. […]  Read more
State and federal agencies are assisting county and local emergency management agencies with assessing hazards and removing ash, debris and hazardous substances from wildfire impacted areas. It is recommended that you do not disturb ash or debris on your property until after it has been assessed by hazardous materials response professionals. Visit Oregon DEQ’s website […]  Read more

Community Outreach

Recology Ashland has a history of community participation and is proud to have sponsored the following organizations over the years:

      • Ashland Chamber of Commerce –
        4th of July & Festival of Lights
      • Asante Ashland Community Hospital Foundation-
        Cardiac Monitors, Emergency Department
      • Ashland Emergency Food Bank
      • Ashland Firewise Clean-Up Day/s
      • Ashland Leaf Drop-off
      • Ashland Little League
      • Ashland Schools Foundation
      • Ashland Family YMCA
      • Scout Troop 112
      • Children’s Advocacy Auction
      • Lithia Springs Rotary – Crabfest
      • Give a Kid a Lift – Mt. Ashland Association
      • Firehouse Five Foundation
      • Friends of the Animal Shelter
      • Jackson County Recycling Partnership
      • Oregon Sheriff’s Association
      • Prescription Drug Box Donation – Ashland & Talent police department
      • Relay for Life Ashland – American Cancer Society
      • Southern Oregon Goodwill
      • Southern Oregon Public Television
      • Talent Chamber of Commerce
      • Talent Leaf Drop-off


Jackson County Recycling Partnership

Recology Ashland is a proud member of the Jackson County Recycling Partnership.

What is Jackson County Recycling Partnership?
JCRP is a consortium of governments and waste haulers formed to address County-wide solid waste issues and to sponsor waste education programs for area citizens. JCRP holds quarterly meetings, with attendance from other solid waste-related organizations and businesses encouraged. JCRP is an LLC administered through Rogue Disposal & Recycling.

Members of the JCRP consortium:
– Jackson County
– Municipalities within Jackson County
– Franchised waste haulers: Rogue Disposal & Recycling, Recology Ashland, Southern Oregon Sanitation

What does JCRP do?
JCRP works as a coalition to promote waste prevention, recycling, composting and hazardous waste reduction throughout Jackson County.

– Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days – annual drop-off days for hazardous materials

Contact: General Inquires about the JCRP or the Master Recycler Program
Phone: 541.494.5488
Master Recycler Program:

Denise Barnes
Director, Jackson County Recycling Partnership
Recycling Coordinator, Rogue Disposal & Recycling
Master Recycler Program Coordinator
Phone: (541) 608-1023

Community Education:

Provides grade-appropriate lessons, educational materials and presentations to reach children

DEQ Reports:
Opportunity to Recycle Report due annually 1/31
Material Recovery Report due annually 2/28
6% Recovery Credit Report due annually 2/28

Jackson County Master Recycler Program

What is Jackson County Master Recycler Program?
The Jackson County Master Recycler program educates citizen volunteers to serve as waste diversion ambassadors in Jackson County. In November 2007, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality provided start-up funding to Jackson County for creation of a Master Recycler service program housed at OSU Extension Service. The Master Recycler program is funded entirely and advised by JCRP.

Each Spring, a 10-week training course educates 35 Jackson County residents and business and government representatives with a training manual, presentations from local and regional experts, and field trips on topics of recycling, waste prevention, composting, hazardous waste and the local solid waste infrastructure.

What does the Master Recycler Program do?
To become a Master Recycler, participants are required to invest at least 40 hours of volunteer annually contributing 1,400 hours of service towards waste reduction in Jackson County.

How does the Master Recycler Program benefit JCRP members?