Recology Oregon Recovery Transfer Station

Where to Find Us
  • 6161 Northwest 61st Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97210
  • (503) 226-6161
Location Map

Our Hours
  • Daily: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Holiday Schedule
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days.
WELCOME

Recology Oregon Recovery Transfer Station, or Metro Central Transfer Station, is one of two regionally owned facilities in the Portland area where commercial and residential collection companies dispose of business and household waste. This is the last chance to recycle the waste before it’s sent to landfills.

Please also visit Portland’s Metro Central website for detailed disposal and rate information.

SERVICES OFFERED
  • Household & Hazardous Waste Drop Off
    Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

    It is illegal to put household hazardous waste in the trash or recycling carts. Hazardous waste includes items such as fluorescent bulbs, pesticides, sharps, medications, and other toxic chemicals.

    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.

  • Transfer Station
    Transfer Station

    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.

  • Recycling Center
    Recycling Center

    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