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 2022, we WILL NOT collect trash or recycling on July 4th or Thanksgiving (November 24, 2022). There WILL be collection on Veterans Day (Friday, November 11, 2022).
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- 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
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