Garbage & Recycling

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Free Cleanup Event

Look for several cleanup events in Vancouver and Clark County in 2016 that provide residents with an opportunity to manage a variety of special wastes through reuse, recycling or safe disposal. You can take many items to a special recycling event near you. Get more details at:

Vancouver Recycling Day Event, Sept. 17

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Clark College, Yellow Lot 1, 1900 Fort Vancouver Way
Materials Accepted: Block foam, electronics, items containing freon, scrap metal & tires
Shredding included at this event

Tell me where...get the free RecycleRight App!

The City of Vancouver, Clark County and Waste Connections of Washington have teamed up to provide residential customers with a new on-the-go resource for recycling, reusing and disposing the right way. Download the free RecycleRight App for your smart phone or tablet, or use the Recycling A-Z wizard on our website. It's free and easy to use. Click here to use the wizard or learn where to get your app!

Remind me when...get your handy schedule here. Never miss another collection day!

Use this helpful tool to get the garbage, recycling and optional yard debris schedule for your residence. Enter your address and hit search. You can also:

  • View, download and print your garbage and recycling collection calendar
  • Sign up for reminders by email, phone or Twitter
  • Upload your schedule to your iCal, Google or Microsoft Outlook calendar
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The City of Vancouver's Solid Waste Services, part of Vancouver Public Works, provides help and information to neighborhoods, businesses and residents who make our community sparkle. We oversee garbage, recycling and yard debris collection contracts and look for new ways to  improve these services that affect our daily lives.

More Questions?

Many of the answers to questions about recycling, reusing, reducing, rates and more can be found in the sections below and the links on the sides of this webpage. For fast help, enter the name of the item into the Recycling A-Z waste wizard on our main recycling webpage.

Wondering when the next special collections are? Check out the Talking Trash page.