Earth Day 2009 Free Recycling Event. Gresham City Hall: Apr 18 9AM-2PM

04/18/2009 - 9:00am
04/18/2009 - 2:00pm
City of Gresham, Earth Day 2009 Free Recycling Event: Apr 18, 2009
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City of Gresham Earth Day 2009

Free Recycling Event

When: Saturday Apr 18, 2009 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Click here for directions

Expanded Recycling

The City is offering an expanded recycling collection event in honor of Earth Day from 9:00AM to 2:00PM Saturday, April 18 (rain or shine). The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents and will be held in the City Hall parking lots, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway.

  • Collection Items
  • Computer Electronics and TVs
  • Block Styrofoam
  • Paper Shredding
  • Fluorescent Tubes and Lights
  • Cell Phones

Compost Bins For Sale

Interested in composting? Purchase The Earth Machine compost bin for $35 at the recycling event. Cash or check made out to City of Gresham. Normal retail price is $80.

Computer and TV Electronics Collection

    Acceptable Items

  • computer monitors
  • computer towers
  • televisions
  • laptop computers
  • keyboards
  • mice and cables
  • fax machines
  • desktop printers
  • copiers
  • scanners
    Unacceptable items

  • boxes
  • packaging or manuals
  • disks and software
  • microwave ovens
  • small appliances
  • stereos
  • video and DVD players
  • any other types of electronic devices
  • television consoles

Only household electronic equipment from residents’ homes will be accepted at the event. The City will not accept computer related equipment from businesses. Businesses may bring their fluorescent lights for recycling.
Frequently Asked Questions

This will be the last year the City offers electronics recycling at the event because the new statewide program that started Jan. 1, Oregon E-Cycles, offers free recycling year-round in Gresham.

Paper Shredding

On the heels of the April 15 tax deadline, the City is partnering with Gresham Sanitary to provide residents with free paper shredding at the Earth Day event.
Frequently Asked Questions

Fluorescent Bulbs

Households and businesses may bring in their tubes and compact bulbs to the Earth Day collection event. Residents and businesses may pick up boxes, for packing and safely transporting fluorescent tubes, at the City Hall front desk during regular business hours beginning April 1.
Frequently Asked Questions

Block Styrofoam

The Styrofoam must be clean and all tape and labels removed. Packing peanuts will not be accepted.
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