Recycling

Citizens and businesses in Yamhill County want to reduce waste in a big way, and recycling is a crucial part of the solution. Together, we can divert waste from the landfill and save energy by recycling everything from used materials and storage containers to electronics and scrap metal.

Please note charges apply for some materials. For more information and inspiration about recycling, visit Yamhill County Solid Waste or Think Green.

Appliances

CHARGES APPLY
  • Washers, dryers, dishwashers, hot water heaters, stoves & ovens are accepted: $16.45 each
  • No appliances containing Freon (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers etc.)

Batteries

  • Lead-acid with casings intact FREE
  • We do not accept small batteries at this time.
  • Small batteries are accepted at Lowe’s, Home Depot and the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events hosted by Yamhill County.

Bikes & Bike Parts

FREE

Cardboard

FREE
  • Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes (flattened)

Clothing, shoes & books

FREE

Electronic Recycling

FREE

Acceptable

  • TVs
  • Monitors
  • Computers/laptops
  • Fax machines
  • DVD players/VCRs
  • Keyboards/mice
  • Printers/copiers

Not Acceptable

  • Microwaves
  • Appliances
  • Non-electric items
  • Refrigerators/air conditioning units

Glass

FREE
  • Household bottles and jars only (lids removed)
  • No auto or window glass, Pyrex, ceramics or dishes

Metals - Small Items

FREE
  • Cans, pie tins and foil (all items rinsed & clean)

Metals - Large Items

CHARGES APPLY
  • Scrap metal, metal furniture, metal shelves, sheet metal, metal fencing
  • Empty propane tanks with valve stems removed (drop off at Appliances collection area)
 


Paint

Take household paint to any of the three locations listed below during regular business hours. It doesn’t matter if the paint is reusable or not. If the paint is dried up or the cans are empty, throw cans in the garbage. If the cans have frozen or separated paint, or usable amounts of paint, take them to one of these locations:

Sherwin-Williams
570 NE Highway 99W 
McMinnville, OR 97128-2707

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1040 SE 1st Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Newberg Sherwin Williams Paint Store
2508 Portland Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

Newberg Parr Lumber
200 N Elliott Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

Paper

FREE
  • Newspaper, envelopes, magazines, office paper, phone books, junk mail
  • Shredded paper in paper bags
  • Milk & other paper cartons, rinse & clean

Plastic

FREE
  • Plastic bottles, jars, buckets, tubs & pots (rinsed & clean, 5 gallons max, lids removed)

Tires

CHARGES APPLY

Tires do not go in the landfill! For any tire put into the landfill, there is an additional recovery fee of $12.80.
  • Auto/pickup tires without rim ($6.75); with rim ($9.00)
  • Motorcycle tires without rim ($3.30); with rim ($5.60)
  • Semi-truck tires without rim ($19.05); with rim ($27.95)

Wood

CHARGES APPLY
  • Clean lumber, plywood, OSB, stained or painted wood, wood-only furniture.
  • No particleboard, drywall, or cement fiber board.

Large Loads (greater than 5 yards)

  • $34.70/ton
  • $52.75 minimum charge

Small Loads (less than 5 yards)

  • 1 Yard: $15.10 (minimum charge)
  • 2 Yard: $21.10
  • 3 Yard: $31.65
  • 4 Yard: $42.20
  • 5 Yard: $52.75

 

Questions or Feedback?

Call Riverbend at 503-472-8788 or email riverbend@wmnorthwest.com.