View of Landfill after the 2010 construction of the new cell and closure of cell 1

About the Landfill

The Town of Orono operates and maintains a Maine DEP licensed Construction Demolition and Debris (CDD) Landfill. The CDD Landfill is located at Putnam Road, at the end of Taylor Road, which is located off Forest Avenue in Orono. This disposal site is for wastes generated within the Town of Orono only.

Residents must present a Town of Orono Landfill Permit at the time of disposal. Permits are available to be purchased at the Town Office during regular business hours. No permits are available for purchase at the landfill.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation, a list of acceptable wastes, and a fee schedule can be found below.

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Permit Holder Hours

The landfill is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. If a regularly scheduled day falls on a municipal holiday, the landfill will be closed that day and re-open the next regularly scheduled day.

As always, the landfill is available to be opened on unscheduled days, by appointment only, for an additional charge.

Vehicles & Small Trucks Fees

Vehicle Type
Sedan, hatchback, Van, SUV
Station wagon, Small Truck

Truck Fees

Vehicle Type
Regular and Full Size
One Ton
One Rear Axle
Two Rear Axle
Three Rear Axle

Trailer Fees

Vehicle Type
One Axle
Two Axle
2 or More Axles
Freon Fee
Types of Waste
Acceptable Wastes
Only the following wastes generated within the municipal boundaries of Orono will be accepted at the disposal site:
  • Boards, which may be burned
  • Demolition debris including earth, plaster, mortar, bricks, building blocks, roofing materials, drywall, and any similar materials.
  • White goods including discarded washers, dryers, and stoves.
  • Freon "type" containing appliances including refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, etc., can be disposed of for an additional fee of $20 per appliance.
  • Auto body parts and other heavy metal materials.
  • Bulky materials such as mattresses, old furniture, and carpet.
Unacceptable Wastes
  • Refuse, household trash, garbage, clothing, fabric
  • Tires (can be placed curbside with household trash - limit 2 per week, without rims)
  • Branches leaves, trees, stumps, roots, and limbs
  • Motor vehicles; junk vehicles
  • Propane tanks
  • Batteries
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Five-gallon or larger drum containers, unless one end is open and the drums and/or containers are clean
  • Monitors, PCs, or TVs