Earth Day Recycling Event is April 18

The City's annual recycling event will be held April 18. See 2014 collection results below and start saving those items that cannot be recycled at the curb. The City's annual recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents. Check the Waste Wizard to look up those hard-to-recycle items.

Lights for Recycling  Earth Day 2012 - Recycling Light Bulbs  plastic laundry basket 

2014 Collection Results 

Shredded paper

13,750 pounds

Plastics 1115 yards
Styrofoam 5,880 pounds
Batteries 3,364 pounds
Compact Fluorescent lights  2,000
Cell phones 126

Collection Items

Check back for possible changes to the list above.

No Electronics or Hazardous Waste

The City does not accept electronics or hazardous waste at the Earth Day recycling event. Options for recycling electronics and hazardous waste materials:

  • TVs, computers and monitors can be recycled for free year-round at several recycling sites in Gresham; see Oregon E-Cycles for information.
  • Total Reclaim Accepts TV's, Computers and other electronic items for recycling; go to Total Reclaim for information. 
  • 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; visit Metro's website for more information.

More Information

For more information about the Earth Day recycling event or other recycling questions, contact Cherie Ludwig at 503-618-2518 or