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:
- Recycle & Compost in the Community
- Recycle & Compost at Home
- Recycle & Compost at Work
- Rules Rates & Regulations
Supporting a livable and prosperous community is our core emphasis in developing educational and community partnerships. We promote and enhance local outreach efforts that advance conservation as an essential community value. Key elements focus on youth development and community livability.
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!
The City of Eugene regulates solid waste, recycling and yard debris collection within the city limits. This includes licensing haulers, developing standards and setting rates for collection service. Standards for collection are contained in the Eugene City Code and the Administrative Rule. Collection services are provided by licensed haulers. Haulers may collect from any area in Eugene. Use the left hand navigation in the blue sidebar to find out more.