Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Recycling Information

Solid Waste Guides and Forms

LINKS TO APPLICATION GUIDES/INFORMATION DESCRIPTION/PURPOSE
Agricultural Plastics How to recycle agricultural plastics such as nursery pots/trays, ground cover, seed sacks, plastic binder twine, triple rinsed pesticide containers and greenhouse film.
Batteries How/where to recycle batteries
Carpets How/where to recycle carpets
Cell Phones How/where to recycle cell phones
Compact Discs/DVD’s How/where to recycle CDs and DVDs
Computers How/where to recycle computers and landfill ban information. Links to Oregon e-cycles Program.
Eyeglasses How/where to recycle eyeglasses
Fluorescent lights Why to recycle and HHW information
Recycling Depot Locations Locations/List of recyclables accepted by County Transfer Station, Hudson/Waste Connections Depot, Vernonia TS Depots and Beaver Bark Composting facility
Unwanted Household Goods (Appliances) Locations where to take unwanted goods
Smoke Detectors How to return used detectors to the manufacturer.
Household Hazardous Products Alternatives Alternatives to using hazardous products, (green chemicals) and HHW Event information
Home Composting How/what to compost at home. Link to METRO for composting supplies
Commercial Recycling Description of items that can be recycled by businesses in Columbia County. Contact information for franchisees and County Solid Waste Coordinator
Business Waste Reduction Tips Basic tips for businesses to reduce waste
What students can do to help the environment Basic tips for student to reduce, reuse and recycle common items and educational information for school recycling programs
Styrofoam(Polystyrene) How/where to recycle stryrofoam.
Waste Minimization Links Links to EPA, DEQ, METRO, Association of Oregon Recyclers (AOR) and local watershed councils