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Beaverton hosts Recycling Day on Saturday

The city of Beaverton will sponsor a free Recycling Day for city residents on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3950 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., the former Westgate Theater site at Rose Biggi Avenue and Millikan Way.

Only residential items will be accepted, and city employees reserve the right to refuse oversized, commercial or contaminated loads.

Accepted items include the following:

  • TV sets, working or not
  • Computers and monitors, including laptops
  • Cell phones and chargers
  • Power supplies
  • Printers, keyboards, mice, copiers, fax machines, PDAs and calculators
  • Metal appliances and scrap metal, but no air conditioners, freezers or propane tanks
  • Batteries
  • Inkjet printer cartridges
  • Fluorescent lights, but no ballasts or thermostats
  • Clean Styrofoam (nonmetal, concrete residue or earth), but no packing peanuts, beverage containers or fast-food containers
  • Plastic bags
  • Media plastics: DVDs, CDs, jewel cases, cassette tapes and cases, videotapes, 8-track tapes
  • Rigid plastics (No. 1, No. 7): no metal or bucket handles.
  • Participants are invited to bring a non-perishable food donation to Beaverton Cares, for Beaverton families and individuals who need help getting through tough times. For information, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/BeavertonCares .

    For more information on Saturday's event, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/RecyclingDay , email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-526-2665. To volunteer for the event, call 503-526-2543.

    If you can't make the event, visit www.oregonrecycles.com to find electronics recyclers in your area or www.oregonmetro.gov/FindRecycler to learn about other year-round options.