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

04/23/2016 - 9:00am
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 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

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

To volunteer contact Shaunna Sutcliffe at 503-618-2694 or