Trash & Recycling

Coastal Resources of Maine has been contracted to do collection of Orono residential trash and recycling.

Email Public Works Director Rob Yerxa with questions or concerns.

Thank you for your participation!

You have a household item to discard...

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You have a household item to discard... what do you do with it?

...is it RECYCLABLE?
Paper
Plastics (#1 & #2)
Cardboard (clean)
Cans (aluminum)
Recyclables go in your recycling bin to be picked up curbside by Coastal Resources of Maine

...is it a TEXTILE?
Clothing
Footwear
Textiles can be donated to used goods locations like the Orono Thrift Shop, and coming soon around town: Textile Donation Bins

...is it UNIVERSAL WASTE?
TVs
Batteries (lithium)
Lightbulbs
You can discard  these items at Electronics End in Brewer

...can it go to the LANDFILL?
Exercise equipment
Yard Waste
Mattresses
Construction
Pipes
Tires
Landfill permits can be purchased at the Town Office.

...if the answer to all of these is NO, it is TRASH
Contaminated organics (paper plates, pizza boxes)
Packaging plastics
Styrofoam
Plastics (#3 - #7)
Glass
Trash is picked up curbside by Coastal Resources of Maine

Know the Trash Collection Schedule

 

Trash Pickup occurs weekly on the following schedule:
  • For the streets west of Main Street, from Gardner Road to Bennoch Road, trash pick-up is Thursdays.
  • For both sides of Main Street and all streets east of Main, including everything north of the Stillwater River (College Avenue, Webster side), trash pick-up is Fridays.
  • Sign-up for personal web & mobile based Trash & Recycling reminders
On the following holidays, trash pick-up is delayed by one day (except when the holiday falls on the weekend): New Year's, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
Please have all items in containers and on your curb by 7am. 



Recycling Collection


Coastal Resources of Maine will be collecting recycled materials every other week, on your trash day, Thursday or Friday. As always, be sure to have your items placed curbside by 7:00 am on your collection day.