Rule Rule 125-085-0000
State Recycling Program


The Department of Administrative Services shall operate the state agencies recycling program established under ORS 279 .560 by contracting with persons or firms for the collection, processing, and marketing of such recyclable products. Terms and conditions of such contract may include provisions for the following specifications:


The acceptable waste paper products for the collection may include:


White ledger or bond paper;


Stationery and letterheads;


Plain bond machine copies;


Computer printouts;




Colored paper;






Other acceptable products for collection may include but are not limited to, plastic, glass and metal, as determined for acceptability by the Department’s recycling program;


The collection schedule and the method of accounting for quantities collected;


The rates and the payment schedule.


In selecting contractors under section (1) of this rule, the Department may, under ORS 279 .015, and 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services), give preference to nonprofit organizations which provide opportunity to persons with disabilities who reside in the State of Oregon, but awarding of contracts will be based on contractor’s experience, capability and payment arrangements offered to the Department.


All inquiries concerning the Department’s recycling program for state agencies and all collection accounting reports or other contact from contractors should be addressed to: State Recycling Coordinator, State Recycling Program, Facilities Division, Department of Administrative Services, 1225 Ferry Street S.E., Salem, Oregon 97310.
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