Trash, Recycling & Related Services
The City of Auburn offers trash and recycling collection. To see what your day is, click here. By City Ordinance, please remember to have all trash and recycling at the curbside no earlier than 6:00PM on the night before your collection or by 7:00 AM on your collection day.
Despite our contractor's best efforts, sometimes pick-ups are missed. When this happens, please call Public Works at 207.333.6670 OR email us and we will work to resolve the problem.
Trash & Recycling Collection
Our City provides trash and recycling collection Monday thru Friday with the following holiday exceptions.
We WILL NOT collect trash or recycling on the following holidays:
- Fourth of July
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
- Clear & Colored Glass
- #1-7 Plastic
- Tin Cans
- Newspapers & Magazines
- Mixed Paper
Depending on the street, trash collection occurs on different days: Trash Collection Schedule
For your convenience, these are the links to your recycling schedule by day:
Our Curbside Recycling Reference Chart provides additional details on accepted materials as well as preparation instructions.
Where does our Trash & Recycling go?
Maine Waste-to-Energy located at 110 Goldthwaite Road, which:
- Provides reliable, safe, and economical waste processing and disposal services for members, associate towns, private haulers and local citizens
- Advanced the solid waste hierarchy by maximizing the recycling of materials back into their basic raw material state and operating an advanced waste-to-energy facility to minimize the landfilling of waste materials
- Protects the environment through efficient combustion and advanced air pollution control equipment, reduce greenhouse gases by avoiding landfilling of trash which offsets methane production that would have accrued at landfills
- Generates domestic renewable electricity for use in the local electric grid thus offsetting the use of fossil fuel
Household Hazardous Waste
Residential Waste Disposal Memo
Zero Sort Recycling Brochure
Solid Waste and Recycling Committee Recommendations and Supporting Documentation