James Recycling / New Seasons Event
Saturday, April 1st, 2023, from 10am to 12:30pm
1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214
What we will be taking:
We will not be accepting everything listed on our website, only items listed here. We will not be accepting any curbside recycling items. Click here for a list of curbside items. We have added clear, non-curbside #1 items such as clamshells to our collection list!
What New Seasons will be taking:
Plastic bags / plastic film and corks at no cost!
Watch our quick video on how to sort for our event:
Cash or card
$3/grocery bag of sorted recycling (or similar 5-gallon container) and $3/39-gallon garbage bag of Styrofoam
If our recycling fees pose an economic hardship for you, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OkiDoki, a local company that produces beautiful one-of-a-kind bags and totes out of used billboard material, will have a selection of their products available for purchase.
Free Geek will be on-site collecting electronics and small appliances. Please click the links to find out how to best prepare your donation and for a list of items they do NOT accept. For larger donations, they suggest bringing items to their SE location during their public drop-off hours. Free Geek does not require a fee for their services, but donations are welcome to help them continue their important work in our community.
Simple Sundries is a local business that offers waste-free personal care and household products by refilling and reusing plastic and glass containers. They will have a selection of their products available for purchase. Sorry, no pumps or spray nozzles will be accepted at this event.
BBTEA Jars is a local, eco-friendly business that offers glass boba jars that can be customized and are 100% plastic free and reusable. They also have loose leaf teas, bubble candles, DIY boba kits, latte mixes, and hand-crochet cozies.
Growing Gardens, a local nonprofit, will be collecting usable gardening tools
OKAPI Reusables is a reusable cup network in Portland. As an OKAPI member, you can get your coffee (or smoothies, tea, boba) to-go in a reusable cup and return it to any cafe in the network within two weeks. There’s a one-time fee of $10, then you can borrow and return as much as you like, using a simple app. They are in 16 locations in Portland and looking to expand to Beaverton.
Community collection for Blanchet House:
Men’s t-shirts (L, XL, 2X, 3X. No small or medium) for Blanchet House. Blanchet House is a local nonprofit that makes a difference, one relationship at a time, through food, clothing, and supportive housing programs. Dropbox for t-shirts will be near the James Recycling payment table.
PLEASE SORT ALL RECYCLING – WE WILL NOT ACCEPT UNSORTED RECYCLING. ITEMS WITH RECYCLING NUMBERS MUST BE SORTED BY THAT NUMBER
REMEMBER WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ALL THE ITEMS LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE.
If you are elderly, have a disability, or need help carrying recycling from your vehicle, please come to the check-in table and we will find someone to provide assistance
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