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For more than 20 years, The Dalles Disposal staff has been serving the residents of Wasco, Sherman and Gillam counties in Oregon.  We collect non-hazardous solid waste:

  • Trash
  • Yard Waste
  • Commingled Recycling
  • Glass

Effective August 1, 2020, new residential recycling guidelines went into effect. Each residential customer has two open top blue boxes to place unbagged approved recycling items.

Click here to view Tri-County's Common Contaminates at the Curb.

Residential Carts & Bins

Please set out your materials by 6AM on your scheduled collection day.  The Dalles Disposal offers roll carts and bins for residential materials.

Container Collection Material
90 Gallon Cart - Grey Trash
60 Gallon Cart - Green Yard Waste
14 Gallon Bin - Blue Commingled Recycling
14 Gallon Bin - Blue Glass Only
32 gallon can (with two handles and a detachable lid) Trash
60 gallon (service varies by location)
Yard Waste

The Dalles Disposal residential trash and recycling bins.

Residential Pickup Schedule

The Dalles Disposal now offers two useful online tools and an app to download for residential customers. 

My Schedule – Enter your address and view your normal and holiday collection schedule.

Waste Wizard – Look up items to make sure they are accepted in each type of residential container.

To keep us all safe and to preserve the value of recyclables, please only placed approved items in your residential containers.

Residential Trash Materials

Trash Acceptable Items

  • Aseptic cartons
  • Clamshell plastic
  • Dog/cat waste (double bagged)
  • Food boxes
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Non-hazardous solid waste
  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam

Trash Non-Acceptable Items

  • Appliances with Freon
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Liquids: fuel, oil, paints, etc.
  • Medical waste, needles, sharps
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires

Recycling Materials

Commingled Recycling Acceptable Items


  • Cardboard
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Junk mail
  • Phone books
  • Office paper
  • Colored paper
  • Note pads
  • Letters
  • Paper bags

Paperboard Boxes (liner removed)

  • Tissue
  • Shoe
  • Cookie
  • Cereal
  • Crackers

Plastic Bottles #1 & 2 with neck (no lids)

  • Beverage bottles
  • Milk jugs
  • Shampoo
  • Detergent
  • Cleaners


  • Aluminum and tin cans (rinsed)
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Empty aerosol cans (caps removed)

Corrugated Cardboard

  • Flatten
  • No larger than 2’x2’ square

Yard Waste

  • Leaves
  • Lawn clippings
  • Branches
  • Prunings under 4 inches in diameter and up to 36 inches in length

Residential Recycling – Glass Only

  • Glass bottles (rinsed, no lids)
  • Glass jars (rinsed, no lids)
  • Place in Blue 14 Gallon Bin

Residential Recycling Non-Acceptable Items

  • All other items
  • Aseptic cartons
  • Clamshell plastic
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Plastic bags
  • Shredded paper
  • Styrofoam
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