You have a household item to discard... what do you do with it?
...is it RECYCLABLE?
Plastics (#1 & #2)
Recyclables go in your recycling bin to be picked up curbside by Coastal Resources of Maine. Click to see a complete list of allowable materials
...is it a TEXTILE?
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?
You can discard these items at Electronics End in Brewer
...can it go to the LANDFILL?
Landfill permits can be purchased at the Town Office. Yard waste is free to drop off at Landfill, but a permit is required.
...is it HAZARDOUS WASTE?
Next Hazardous Waste Disposal Event: June 22, 2019, from 9am - 1pm at Old Town Transfer Station, 246 Gilman Falls Ave, Old Town
Click for more disposal options
...if the answer to all of these is NO, it is TRASH
Contaminated organics (paper plates, pizza boxes)
Plastics (#3 - #7)
Trash is picked up curbside by the Town of Orono and processed by Coastal Resources of Maine