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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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  • Keep recycling, Portlanders! Portland’s curbside recycling has not changed, despite recent news about changes in the international recycling market. Do your part by recycling right and follow the list.

  • A new long-range plan for the Central City is on its way to City Council CC2035 envisions Portland’s urban core as a “center for innovation and exchange”

  • Portland Plan Progress Report just released Four years after adoption, Portland has made significant progress toward becoming a more equitable, prosperous, educated and healthy city, but there’s still much to do.

  • Thanks for all you do, Portland! For years, we have worked together to make our city healthier, more livable and vibrant.

  • Curbside Garbage, Recycling and Composting Service Regular service includes weekly compost and recycling pickup, and every other week garbage collection

  • 2035 Comprehensive Plan

  • Watch a video about Portland’s climate action leadership.

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The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland’s livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future.

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  1. Apr 19

    Persistence pays off for two of BPS’ own

    Lauren Norris and Leesha Posey are nominated for the 2018 WE Persist award.

  2. Apr 18

    In a unanimous vote, Portland City Council approves new rate for residential garbage, recycling and compost service

    Effective May 1, 2018, the new rate addresses higher operating costs for Portland’s 12 franchised garbage and recycling companies.

  3. Apr 17

    City Council completes amendments to Central City 2035 Plan

    Commissioners finalize decisions on dozens of amendments to the Plan; prepare to vote to adopt the new long-range plan for the city center.

  4. Apr 16

    Make a stop at Portland’s annual event for hard-to-recycle items

    Turn in prescription drugs, documents and electronics for shredding and recycling.

  5. Apr 16

    Get Ready for Sunday Parkways on the Green Loop!

    This year’s event features the route for Portland’s version of the Highline.

City climate leadership award

Portland receives climate leadership award from C40 and Siemens.