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  • eclipse
    The solar eclipse has come and gone in all its majestic celestial beauty!

    Now you pay be wondering what to do with those glasses you worked so hard to get! Have no fear, there is no reason why these magic spectacles have to end up in the trash (even if they were recalled...)! Here are a couple of options:

  • compost group

    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?...

  • Compost 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. Instead of scraping plates and cutting boards into your garbage can or garbage disposal, scrape your scraps into your pail. When it gets full, simply...

  • compost cart

    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...