James Recycling is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization

At James’ Neighborhood Recycling Service, our mission is to help you throw away less and recycle more!

We are doing our part to save the environment through a weekly recycling service that complements recycling offered by local garbage haulers. Our goal is to make it easy to recycle more! Please contact us with suggestions on additional resources we can provide or other ways that James’ Neighborhood Recycling Service can make the process fast, simple, and convenient for you.

Let’s save the planet together, one bag at a time.

Independent Recycler

James is an OFFICIAL “independent recycler” registered with the City of Portland and the business is licensed through the State of Oregon.


James Recycling was a proud recipient of a 2020 Metro Investment & Innovation Grant.

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