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Low Impact Holidays! Halloween through New Years made sustainably easy!

The leaves are falling, the air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter and we all know what this means...

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Residential Organics Collection

Hello Lake Oswego! Welcome to our LOComposts information portal! Everything you need to know about composting in our City is located here. Lake Oswego is proud to offer curbside composting to its residents, just like Portland and Forest Grove!

Ok, but what does this even mean? How much extra work will this be for me?

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Your Kitchen Pail

All Lake Oswego households had a countertop pail delivered to them. If you are new to the area and do not have a pail, please contact Republic Services at 503-636-3011 to request one.

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Keep It Clean!

I heard this composting business stinks and attract bugs, raccoons, coyotes and maybe even bears! Is this true??

Your yard debris bin will still get picked up every week, and has a nice heavy lid on it, just like your garbage cart. It would take a VERY motivated animal to get into it. Luckily, we don't currently have a bear problem in Lake Oswego.

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Contact Information

To Start Service, Request Carts, etc:

Please call Republic Services at 503-636-3011

General Questions about Recycling and Composting:

Jenny Slepian, Sustainability and Management Analyst



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