Recycling and Solid Waste

Recycling and Solid Waste Programs in Eugene

The City of Eugene sets rates and standards for garbage, yard debris and recycling collection service inside the City limits. In addition, food scrap collection is offered for commercial customers. Click on the tabs below to access the information you need:
  1. Recycle & Compost at Work
  2. Recycle & Compost at Home
  3. Recycle & Compost in the Community
  4. Rules Rates & Regulations
Business make a difference. Our business conservation assistance and recognition programs support making sustainable action an everyday practice. RE:think Business provides free confidential assessments on practical ways to trim waste and save money. The Mayor's Bold Steps Award celebrates businesses that are making an impact in the triple bottom line of environment, equity, and economy. Love Food Not Waste is a program that allows businesses to easily recycle food waste with their garbage haulers. Check out information about each of our programs below!

Residential Food Waste Collection Pilot Program Coming This Fall!

To reduce the amount of food waste going to the landfill, the City of Eugene is launching a two-year pilot residential curbside food waste collection pilot program.  The program will make it easier for residents in single-family homes to recycle their food waste through home yard debris service already provided by garbage haulers.  This service will be provide free of charge in four test areas in Eugene, beginning in fall of 2016.

​More information coming soon!  Please feel free to contact Michael Wisth, Waste Prevention & Green Building Analyst with any questions at 541.682.6835 or