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Forest Grove Transfer Station

1525 B Street
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Open to the public Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Some materials are accepted for free at this facility; other materials are accepted for a fee.
Call our customer service for materials and fees.

Clean Mixed Recyclables

All of these materials can be mixed and recycled together at no charge.

Clean paper and cardboard

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Telephone Books
  • Paper Bags
  • Cereal, cracker & shoe boxes
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Notebook paper, computer paper, file folders, stationery
  • Wrapping paper (No foil, plastic coating or tape)
  • Shredded paper (place in a paper bag or paper envelope)

Clean drink cartons

  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Soup and broth cartons

Plastic Bottles and Tubs

  • Yogurt-type plastic tubs (6 oz. or larger)
  • Rigid plant pots (4 in. or larger)
  • Buckets (5 gal or smaller)
  • All plastic bottles and plastic jugs

Clean Metal

  • Metal cans. Place the lid inside the can and crimp shut to hold the lid inside.
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Small Scrap Metal Pieces (No larger than 30 inches. Weight limit 30 pounds.)

The Following Materials Are Not Accepted

  • Hazardous waste
  • Sewage/sewage sludge
  • Liquids (over 25-gallons)
  • Oil-based paint
  • Hydraulic oil
  • Dead animals
  • Creosote (timbers/railroad ties)
  • Asbestos
  • Needles and syringes
  • Fluorescent light ballasts
  • Sealed drums
  • Solid motor oil or grease
  • Propane tanks
  • Ammunition

Electronics Recycling

All computers, TVs, laptops and monitors are banned from disposal as garbage in Oregon. Bring up to seven working or non-working laptops, computers, computer monitors and peripherals (keyboards, mice, printers etc.) for free recycling.

Paint Recycling

Paint is not accepted at the Forest Grove Station. For recycling locations and additional information, visit

Other Recyclables

For recycling options for materials not accepted at the transfer station, visit