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G & R Auto Wreckers/Pick A Part
Competitively Priced Used Auto Parts.
Eckert Sanitary Inc
Your Local Choice For Commercial & Drop Box Service.
Portland Sand & Gravel Co Inc
Family Owned & Operated For Over 60 Years.
Best Buy In Town Landscape Supply
Huge Selection! Great Prices And Local Delivery.
Bob's Metals Inc
We Buy & Recycle All Scrap Metals.
Grimm's Fuel Co
Heating Homes & Helping Yards.
Hillsboro Auto Wrecking
Buy Used And Save Big.
Empire Batteries Inc
Wholesale battery distribution, since 1969!
Ram Light Truck Salvage
Quality Parts for a lower price.
Airport Auto Salvage
We buy cars & trucks. Quality used auto parts, foreign & domestic 80's thru 90's
 
Important Recycling Service Terms

Recycling services collect materials like metal, glass, paper, and plastic that can be broken down and reused. If you are looking to reduce the amount of waste your home or business produces, the following are some important recycling terms to know.

  • Scrap Metal – Scrap metals are metals that are left over from industrial production of that have been disposed of. Scrap metal often has significant monetary value and is collected by scrap metal businesses. Metals like steel and aluminum are collected and then melted down to be resold as wholesale products.
  • Resin Identification Code – A resin identification code is a number stamped on plastics to identify the type of polymer they consist of. These numbers are used to sort and process plastic waste so it can be recycled. Plastic waste can only be recycled together if it is made from the same polymers, so these codes are used to manage the recycling process.
  • Composting – Composting is a process of breaking down organic materials to make compost, which can be used as fertilizer. Many people who do home composting have some sort or compost bin or pile in their yard where they dispose of household organic waste. Rubbish will generally break down within a few months time in a compost bin.
  • Landfill – A landfill is a waste management facility where trash is dumped and then buried. Private trash services and municipal collectors take trash to a landfill to be sorted for processing or permanently disposed of.
  • Biodegradable – An item is biodegradable if it can be broken down by bacteria or other organic processes. Biodegradable products are more environmentally friendly because they can be broken down in landfills. Some materials targeted for wholesale recycling, like glass and plastic, either will not biodegrade or take a very long time to break down.
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    National Recycling Coalition
    Washington, DC 20005
    Learn more about how recycling your daily items can make a big difference to our environment through our nationwide association. Dedicated to improving our environment through recycling initiatives.
    National Recycling Coalition
    Washington, DC 20007
    Find out more about how recycling is beneficial to both the environment and your household, too! Save money and the planet by joining our mission to increase recycling and decrease our carbon footprint.
    Burnside Used Truck Parts
    In Business Since 1949.
    Trashco
    Leaner, Greener, Smarter For Portland.
     
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    Compaction & Recycling Equipment Inc
    4110 N 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97086
    Our professional company is here to handle all of your recycling needs. Specific areas we are knowledgeable on include composting, waste disposal, collection services, and more.
    (503) 252-0016
    McFarlane's Bark Inc
    13345 Se Johnson Rd, Portland, OR 97222
    McFarlane's Bark since 1932 is a supplier of composte, bark dust, and planting soil. We also offer yard debris recycling. We recycle anything from branches, leaves and grass to concrete & rock.
    (503) 659-4240
    Portland Disposal & Recycling
    7202 Ne 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97218
    Portland Disposal & Recycling locally owned company offers residential and commercial garbage collection with full-line recycling, as well as clean up containers and drop boxes.
    (503) 281-8736
    Waste Management
    Portland, OR 97086
    (866) 744-2366
    Algirdas Dismanteling E Demolition
    Portland, OR 97086
    (503) 799-0184
    Flannery's Drop Box Service Inc
    Portland, OR 97086
    (503) 777-2854
    R S Davis Recycling Inc
    10105 Se Mather Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
    (503) 655-5433
    Feed Commodities
    6400 Se 101st Ave Ste 1a, Portland, OR 97266
    (503) 777-3315
    Sunset Garbage Collection Inc
    9035 Se Henderson St, Portland, OR 97266
    (503) 774-4122
    Hoodview Disposal & Recycling Inc
    9602 Se Clackamas Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
    (503) 650-3328
    Northwest Shingle Recyclers
    6110 Se 111th Ave, Portland, OR 97266
    (503) 760-7032
    Compaction and Recycling Equipment
    12250 Se Capps Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
    (503) 594-6900
    Rocktenn
    6328 Se 100th Ave, Portland, OR 97266
    (503) 772-8700
    SP Recycling NW LLC
    16810 Se 120th Ave, Clackamas, OR 97015
    (503) 723-4415
    Hoodview Disposal & Recycling Inc
    9602 Se Clackamas Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
    (503) 723-6169


    Recycling is important in this day and age. That's why recycling services come in handy for recycling large amounts of materials at once. These companies handle lots of different materials, from paper and plastic to glass and aluminum. Other items, such as oil cans, foil, cartridges, and batteries, need to be disposed of properly, and these companies can achieve this. Depending on the size of the facility, some can handle large amounts of scrap, garbage, and trash. Others are smaller and provide smaller scale services. Many large communities have recycling centers, serving the greater district. Recycling services did not begin in this country until the 1970s, when basic paper recycling collection began. Today, communities are more environmentally conscious and most offer regular office and residential pickup of recycling products, such as paper, plastic, and glass. Conservation and waste management is at the forefront of our society today. Recycle services exist to help meet these demands, with the goal of properly disposing of waste and reusing recyclables like newspaper. This can include services such as waste management solutions, electronic recycling, pick-up, and more. Many recycling services are further categorized by type of recyclables, such as rubber, electronics, scrap metal, used commercial goods, and computers. This can also include household trash, and even compost. Still others collect and dispose of just the basics, such as glass, plastic, and paper. Business customers looking for recycle services can check the internet for local listings, ask others in the business, or visit a recycling center nearby to learn more.
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