Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM

04/20/2013 - 9:00am
04/20/2013 - 2:00pm
Gresham and Wood Village Annual Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM.  Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Event

When: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Bring your recyclables to Gresham City Hall, Sat April 20th 9AM to 2PM

Earth Day Recycling. Rain or Shine!

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).

Begin saving your recyclable items and bring them to Gresham City Hall on Saturday, April 20.

Collection Items

  • Rigid plastics/clean plastic bags (not accepted in curbside recycling)
  • Styrofoam™
  • Paper shredding (two boxes per household)
  • Fluorescent tubes and lights
  • Cell phones
  • Batteries (3lb. limit per household)

The City does not accept electronics at the Earth Day recycling event.

Options for Recycling Electronics:
• TVs, computers and monitors can be recycled for free year-round at several recycling sites (Goodwill, Salvation Army) in Gresham.
• 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.

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.

Volunteers Needed
We are in need of 30 to 40 volunteers to work one of two shifts: (8:15-11:45AM) or (11:30-03:00PM) Tasks may include directing traffic, passing out flyers, unloading materials from automobiles and sorting materials. Tasks would involve walking, standing, bending or lifting up to 30 pounds.

If interested in volunteering, please email or call 503-618-2694.

Event Info?
For information about the Earth Day recycling event contact Cherie Ludwig at 503-618-2518 or