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 through Friday, with occasional exceptions for holidays. In 2023, we WILL NOT collect trash or recycling on July 4th, Thanksgiving day (November 23, 2023), or Christmas day (December 25, 2023). 

Follow our social media and/sign up for City of Auburn email and text alerts for the most up-to-date information: 

What day of the week is YOUR trash and recycling collected? 

Download our printable 2023 Recycling Calendar

Recyclable Materials: 

  • Clear & Colored Glass
  • #1-7 Plastic
  • Tin Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Mixed Paper

Depending on the street, trash collection occurs on different days: Trash Collection Schedule

Where does our Trash & Recycling go?

Maine Waste-to-Energy located at 110 Goldthwaite Road

Other helpful information

Household Hazardous Waste

Residential Waste Disposal Memo

Zero Sort Recycling Brochure

Trash Poster (to hang near your trash bin)

Zero Sort Recycling Poster (to hang near your recycling containers)

Solid Waste and Recycling Committee Recommendations and Supporting Documentation