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

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

Download our printable 2020 Recycling Calendar

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:   

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

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, 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

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

Solid Waste and Recycling Committee Recommendations and Supporting Documentation