City of Portland Seeks Businesses for Residential Trash Franchise System

Are you or do you know a business that is interested in collecting garbage and recycling from Portland residents?  City of Portland has posted a Request for Information to assess interest and capabilities of potential new entrants to the residential franchise system. To learn more, check out bid# 00000881 on the City’s Procurement website:

Responses are due April 13.  There are two optional pre-submittal meetings scheduled for next week:

  1. 4:00 pm PST on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Gregory Heights Library meeting room, 7921 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97213
  2. 7:30 am PST on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Portland Fire & Rescue Station 12, 8645 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220

Interested parties are strongly encouraged to register online as a vendor in order to ensure they receive all updates and additional information. Go to, and click the “Register” button in the upper right-hand corner. Walk through the tabs from left to right to complete each section of the registration. Under the “Terms and Categories” tab, questions #6 and #7 are for EEO and Equal Benefits certifications, which must be answered to complete the certifications. If you have questions, contact Nicky Almirol-Robbins, Nichelina.almirol-robbins@portlandoregon.gov503-823-2297.