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Oakridge transfer site will open Monday from noon to 3:00 p.m. to accept food waste after power outage

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News Release from Lane Co. Government
Posted on FlashAlert: September 11th, 2022 3:39 PM

Lane County Waste Management will open the Oakridge transfer site (48977 Kitson Springs Road) from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 12, so residents returning home after a multi-day power outage can dispose of food waste.

According to the USDA, a refrigerator will keep food safe for up to 4 hours during a power outage. Discard refrigerated perishable food such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and leftovers after 4 hours without power.

After a power outage never taste food to determine its safety.

Find a food safety chart at

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