Drop boxes scheduled for pick-up must be properly prepared. Any improper preparation may result in a return trip fee or driver time fee. Any damage done to the box or equipment will result in repair charges.


Drop box must be LEVEL loaded:


  • Material must be within the top edge of the box.
  • Doors and lids must be completely closed and latched. 
  • Box must be accessible.
  • The path must be clear of all vehicles and objects to allow pick-up.
  • All recycling boxes must be kept free of trash or any other material.
  • Any contamination will result in additional charges (see below).

 
Material Restrictions:


  • NO hazardous waste such as paint, pesticides, or flammable liquids
  • NO motor oil, gasoline, or antifreeze
  • NO oil drums or fuel tanks
  • NO batteries, including alkaline, NiCad or automobile
  • NO food waste. Food waste contamination will result in higher haul fee and disposal charges.


Avoid additional charges by properly loading and filling your dumpsters and containers during construction, home remodeling and repairs, and landscaping projects.

​503.439.1303          21435 NW NICHOLAS CT.    HILLSBORO OR 97124

MULTNOMAH COUNTY DROP BOX SERVICE, INC. ​​

DUMPSTER AND CONTAINER LOADING INSTRUCTIONS

DEQ REGULATIONS ON ELECTRONIC WASTE ITEMS

 It is illegal to dispose of e-waste (electronics) in a drop box or garbage container, per DEQ electronics ban and regulations, such as: 

  • Computers (desktop and laptop)
  • Computer monitors, mice and other appliances
  • TV's


For information on where to have electronics recycled for FREE, go to Oregon E-Cycles.