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Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM

04/19/2014 - 9:00am
04/19/2014 - 2:00pm
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Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM. Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Recycling

When: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring your recyclables to Gresham City Hall, Sat April 19th 9AM to 2PM

Earth Day Recycling. Rain or Shine!
The City's annual recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents). Or, take your items to a year-round recycler. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.

Be an Earth Day Volunteer
The City needs volunteers for this event. Volunteers can help direct traffic, unload and sort materials or pass out recycling information. There are two shifts to choose from: 8 to 11:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or you can volunteer for the entire day! Contact Nick Isbister by April 7 to sign up at 503-618-2206 or Nick.Isbister@GreshamOregon.gov.

Collection Items

  • Rigid plastics/clean plastic bags (not accepted in curbside recycling)
  • Block Styrofoam / clean and dry
  • Paper ONLY shredding (two bags per household)
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs / boxes available at city hall
  • Cell phones and smart phones
  • Batteries (three-pound limit per household)

No Electronics or Hazardous Waste
The City does not accept electronics or hazardous waste at the Earth Day recycling event.

Dump Your Junk! Wilkes East Neighborhood Clean-Up Event: Sat Jun 23, 2010 9AM-12PM

06/23/2012 - 9:00am
06/23/2012 - 12:00pm
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Clean out the garage, clean up the yard --

Dump Your Junk! Wilkes East Neighborhood Clean-Up event, Saturday Jun 23, 2010 9AM. Info here!
Neighborhood Clean Up, Jun 23rd 9AM

the dumpsters are
coming to you!

When: Sat Jun 23, 2012 9AM-12PM*
Where: HB Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave
(between Glisan & Halsey)
Get map!

Cost per load:
$15.00 -- Auto, small pick-up truck
$25.00 -- Trailer load, larger truck

Clean-up Info
This event is open to all Wilkes East Neighborhood residents. Get map!

Bring all your general debris and recycles to the dumpsters located in the east parking lot at HB Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave (between Glisan & Halsey), Saturday Jun 23rd, 9AM to 12PM (sooner if the dumspters fill-up).

You CAN bring: You CAN recycle: You CANNOT bring:
  • Bulky waste
  • Yard debris
  • Wood scraps
  • General "clean-up" items
  • Scrap metal
  • Cardboard
  • Electronics (e-waste)

  • Hazardous waste*
  • Chemicals, paint cans
  • Appliances, tires
  • Household garbage
  • Commercial waste
  • Florescent bulbs (any)

Volunteers Needed
We need several volunteers to greet guests, direct traffic, help unload vehicles, seperate deliverables and and keep the parking lot clean. Click here to send us your name, contact info and job preference.

A Fundrasing Event
The Wilkes East Neighborhood clean-up is WENA's only fundraising event. WENA uses these funds to support WENA activities and projects and assist Wilkes East Neighborhood residents on issues such as land use, nuisance, crime, transportation concerns, and more.

*Hazardous Waste Disposal
Wondering what to do with those old paint cans, motor oil and solvents?
Click here to visit Metro's website and find out what materials are hazardous and where and how to safely dispose of them.

Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 21, 2012 9AM-2PM

04/21/2012 - 9:00am
04/21/2012 - 2:00pm
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Gresham and Wood Village Annual Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 21, 2012 9AM-2PM.  Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Event

When: Sat Apr 21, 2012 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring your recyclables. Rain or Shine!
Every year the City holds a free recycling event in April around Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents and businesses.

Bring your recyclable items to Gresham City Hall for Earth Day from 9AM to 2PM, or take your items to a recycler year-round. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.

Collection Items

Electronics and Batteries
We are not accepting electronics or batteries at the Earth Day event. For disposal information visit the City's website

FREE! City of Gresham Earth Day 2018 Recycling Event: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 9AM-2PM

04/28/2018 - 9:00am
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FREE! City of Gresham Earth Day 2018 Recycling Event: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 9AM-2PM. Earth Day Everyday - Recycle. Info here!

Earth Day Everyday
Free Recycle Event

When: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Parking Lot
1333 NW Eastman Pky.
Get Map!

The City will hold its annual recycling event in celebration of Earth Day. This event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).

Items that can be recycled or donated

Volunteer

We are also looking for volunteers for this year's event. Tasks may include directing traffic, handing out flyers, unloading materials from automobiles and sorting materials. Sign up to volunteer.

Hazardous waste collection

A separate hazardous waste collection event will be hosted by Metro:

More information

Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Spring 2018 Newsletter here!

Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Spring 2018 Newsletter here! Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon USA. Diversity, Harmony, Community- Together 'WE' can make a difference.

2018 Spring Newsletter

"Diversity, Harmony, Community -
Together 'WE' can make a difference!”


Read it now!

Inside This Issue:

 

  • Rick’s Fencing moving to Wilkes East
  • What Are You Most Concerned About?
  • TriMet Safe Travel Tips
  • Happenings at Nadaka Nature Park
  • Local Business Spotlight
  • Earth Day Recycling: Apr 28, 9AM-2PM

Download your copy here. (includes active web links)

Newsletters are a regular publication of the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association. They are hand-delivered to over 1,500 residences and businesses in our area 3 times per year, timed to correspond with our regular meetings.

View archive   |   Policy & Ad Rates

Got a story or tip to share?
Wilkes East residents are encouraged to submit articles and tips for the newsletter. Articles should be limited to 300-350 words and may be subject to editing. Send by email to info@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: PO Box 536 • Fairview, OR 97024.

Volunteers Needed
Newsletters are hand-delivered to Wilkes East residents and businesses by neighborhood volunteers. There are always routes that need delivery people. Routes are small and many. We can always use your help.
To volunteer contact info@wilkeseastna.org.

Free Movie! Just Eat It: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 3:30PM-5PM

01/29/2018 - 7:20am
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Just Eat It, A documentary on food waste and food resue: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 3:30PM-5PM. Info here!

Food Waste & Rescue

When: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 3:30PM-5PM
Where: Rockwood Library
17917 SE Stark St.
Get Map!

Join us for a free screening of the film Just Eat It, a documentary about food waste and food rescue. After the film, there will be a short discussion, giveaways and prizes.

Admission is free. All ages welcome.

For more information about this event, contact Emma Spanjer at 503-618-2656 or emma.spanjer@greshamoregon.gov

Read more about the Eat Smart Waste Less Challenge to reduce food waste at home.

City of Gresham Earth Day 2017 Recycling Event: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9AM-2PM

04/22/2017 - 9:00am
04/22/2017 - 2:00pm
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City of Gresham Earth Day 2017 Recycling Event: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9AM-2PM. Earth Day Everyday - Recycle. Info here!

Earth Day Everyday - Recycle

When: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Parking Lot
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The City will hold its annual free recycling event in celebration of Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).

Click here for a complete list of items accepted.

We are also looking for volunteers for this year's event. Tasks may include directing traffic, handing out flyers, unloading materials from automobiles and sorting materials. Sign up today to volunteer.

If you are interested in volunteering, or need more information about this event, please read more about the Earth Day recycling event.

Partner event

Contact Us

recycle@greshamoregon.gov

503-618-2518

City of Gresham, Earth Day 2016 Recycling Event: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-2PM

04/23/2016 - 9:00am
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City of Gresham, Earth Day 2016 Recycling Event: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-2PM. Put Your Green On - Earth Day Recycle. Info here!

Put Your Green On - Earth Day Recycle

When: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Parking Lot
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The City will hold its annual free recycling event in celebration of Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).

We will also be looking for volunteers for this year's event. Tasks may include directing traffic, handing out flyers, uploading materials from automobiles and sorting materials.

Earth Day 2016 - Recycling Light Bulbs

Earth Day Recycling Event

April 23 - 9AM to 2PM

Start saving those items that cannot be recycled at the curb for the annual Earth Day collection event. The event is for Gresham and Wood Village residents.

Volunteers needed
If you would like to volunteer at this event and for more information, contact Meghan Borato at Meghan.Borato@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2134. Deadline to sign up is April 8.

Collection item details
The City is working with Green Century Electronic Recycling and AccuShred to process collected items this year.

Items NOT collected at this event

  • Batteries - these can be taken to Batteries Plus at 2438 SE Burnside Road, 503-328-0009
  • Small plastics (lids, caps)
  • Televisions
  • All hazardous waste materials (paint, aerosol cans, gas cans, needles)
  • All construction, remodeling or demolition materials (including asbestos containing materials)
  • All kitchen garbage
  • Residential yard debris and trimmings
  • Waste and recyclables collected curbside

Batteries and hazardous waste items from residences (no businesses) can be taken to the Metro Hazardous Waste Neighborhood Round Up event happening April 23 as well as other dates that may be convenient.

For other recycling options, contact Metro at 503-234-3000 or visit oregonmetro.gov.

Businesses - only fluorescents

  • Limit 30 fluorescent tubes and bulbs

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

To volunteer contact Shaunna Sutcliffe at 503-618-2694 or Shaunna.Sutcliffe@GreshamOregon.gov.

Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM

04/20/2013 - 9:00am
04/20/2013 - 2:00pm
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Gresham and Wood Village Annual Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM.  Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Event

When: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring your recyclables to Gresham City Hall, Sat April 20th 9AM to 2PM

Earth Day Recycling. Rain or Shine!

Every year the City holds a free recycling event in April around Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).

Begin saving your recyclable items and bring them to Gresham City Hall on Saturday, April 20.

Collection Items

  • Rigid plastics/clean plastic bags (not accepted in curbside recycling)
  • Styrofoam™
  • Paper shredding (two boxes per household)
  • Fluorescent tubes and lights
  • Cell phones
  • Batteries (3lb. limit per household)

Electronics
The City does not accept electronics at the Earth Day recycling event.

Options for Recycling Electronics:
• TVs, computers and monitors can be recycled for free year-round at several recycling sites (Goodwill, Salvation Army) in Gresham.
• 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.

Or, take your items to a recycler year-round. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.

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