Get Ready for the Roseway Neighborhood Clean-up!

Roseway Neighborhood Cleanup

  • Saturday May 13, 2017    9:00-3:00pm
  • Glenhaven Parking lot 82nd & Siskiyou
  •  Changes have been made to what is acceptable. Please read CAREFULLY!

Absolutely Do Not Bring!

  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS – remodeling, demolition or
    landscape materials, such as but not
    limited to concrete, asphalt, dirt, sod, brick, cement, sand, gravel or roofing, flooring, walls, siding, ceilings, insulation, electrical, asbestos material
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE – gasoline, chemicals, oil, paint, tar, batteries, animal waste or liquids of any kind.
  • UNDER THE SINK GARBAGE
  • DO NOT bring these materials or like materials. We must refuse your entire load!

What is OK to Bring? VIRTUALLY EVERYTHING ELSE!

Such as: Yard debris (stuff that grows in your yard), household items, furniture, mattresses, electronics (except old-style TVs), metal, tires, toys, bulky-rigid plastic.

SUGGESTED DONATIONS

The neighborhood association is charged more for yard debris. Please be generous to help cover our disposal costs! 

Yard Debris Fees Bulky waste Donations
Car $ 20.00 Car $ 10.00
Small Pick up $25.00 Small Pick up $15.00
Full Size $30.00 Full Size $20.00 Trailer $ 30.00
Trailer $ 40.00 Trailer $ 30.00

Tires $3.00 off rim or $5.00 on rim

All proceeds benefit Roseway Neighborhood Association community events and projects.

Re-Use-Me Sale: Accepting donations. Bring your reusable items and take home a treasure at a great price!


Want to volunteer? 

Visit the ‘Get Involved’ link (at the top of the page in white letters under the ‘Roseway Neighborhood’ banner) and click ‘Sign Up!’

To dispose of items NOT accepted at this clean-up

  • Hazardous waste: Metro Central Station (6161 NW 61st)
  • Tube-style TV’s/monitors: Goodwill (NE Sandy/64th)
  •  Batteries/Light bulbs: Orchard Supply Hardware (NE Halsey/40th)
  • Paint: Parkrose Hardware (NE Sandy/106th)
  • Plastics #1-7: Whole Foods parking garage (NE Sandy/43rd)

For information regarding prohibited materials and other valuable disposal guidelines, contact Metro at: 503-234-3000 or email mri@oregonmetro.gov

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Roseway Neighborhood Association

Our Neighborhood Associations are basic building blocks of Portland. They are comprised of volunteers like you and me who enthusiastically work to increase the vibrancy, livability, sustainability and democracy of their neighborhoods.

If you have not been to a neighborhood meeting, please come by. They are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month @ 7pm at Grace Lutheran Church, NE 76th & Fremont except Aug and Dec. Board members are elected in the October meeting.

ROSEWAY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION BELONGS TO EVERYONE! YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Check the calendar link above to preview EVENTS for 2017.

Roseway Tree Walk

Thanks for your interest in Urban Forestry’s Feb. 25th event! Please read the event details below, and complete the registration form for each person who will attend.

Join Jim Gersbach from Urban Forestry and Catherine Clark from the Roseway Tree Team for an interesting and informative tree walk along the NE 72nd Avenue park blocks. Throughout the walk, they will be highlighting the benefits and beauty of conifers and broadleaf evergreens, along with other new deciduous trees in the blocks. Jim and Catherine will share the history of the blocks, with a focus on new plantings. Our urban tree canopy provides important ecosystem services, such as:

• Mitigating storm-water runoff
• Improving air quality
• Producing oxygen
• Reducing heating and cooling costs
• Providing habitat and food for wildlife

Mature trees are also associated with improved health and social outcomes. Evergreen trees provide these benefits year-round, and are additionally important in providing winter shelter for urban wildlife.

Despite the advantages of evergreens, a recently completed street tree inventory carried out by Urban Forestry and thousands of volunteers shows that in developed parts of the city, 90% to 98% or more of the street trees are deciduous, and the majority of these are small or medium size. Many of the new trees planted on the park blocks will attain very large size, thus contributing more benefits than smaller trees. Other trees recently planted on the Roseway park blocks are flowering trees with late spring or summer bloom times. This later blooming period extends the availability of nectar for pollinators. Other trees were planted to provide seeds and nuts relished by birds, squirrels, and other animals that share our urban environment.

Join us as we explore the exciting new large-canopy, pollinator-friendly and evergreen trees in Roseway.

When: 9:30 – 11:30 am on Saturday Feb. 25th, 2017
Location: Meet at Ira’s Deli | 7215 NE Prescott St.

Agenda
9:30 am – 10 am: Register, sign in, have a cup of coffee
10 am – 11:30 am: Walk & Talk with Jim Gersbach and Catherine Clark

Find us at Ira’s Deli, where we will have coffee and snacks waiting. We will be out rain or shine! We recommend long pants and long sleeves, sturdy shoes and a rain/sunhat and bring a backpack, rain gear and water bottle. Instruction, coffee, water and snacks will be provided.

Questions:
Mason Wordell
Portland Parks & Recreation | Urban Forestry
Mason.Wordell@PortlandOregon.gov
Tel: 503-201-3133

For more information on Urban Forestry – www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/trees

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