Recycling Update - Opening Thursday, December 10th

We are happy to announce that our Recycling Program will be reopening Thursday, December 10th, at the Public Works Facility, 121 Pond Road.  We will be offering Recycling Drop-off for the following items:

  • Broken Down Corrugated Cardboard
  • Clean Mixed Recyclables including, tin cans, plastic household containers #1 - #7 and aluminum foil
  • Mixed paper, including newsprint, magazines, office paper, brown paper bags, cereal boxes and any other paperboard boxes, clean tissues and paper plates In addition, we will accept the following items: • Light Bulbs including fluorescent bulbs including CFL’s, 2,4,6, & 8-foot straight bulbs, U shape and circular bulbs. HID and other mercury containing bulbs
  • Mercury including thermostats containing mercury
  • Batteries including all rechargeable batteries from power tools to cell phones and anything in between
  • Paints including architectural paint including house paint and primers, stains, sealers and clear coatings such as shellac and varnishes in non-aerosol containers and less than 5 gallon in size  
  • Scrap metal.

There will be no curb-side pick-up for recycling, all curbside pick up bags will require a trash tag.

 

We will be open on Thursdays and Saturdays, 8am to 4pm, except Recycling will be closed when Public Works is performing winter road maintenance (plowing/sanding). You can Sign-up for text alerts regarding closures or contact us at 207-666-3228 or recycling@bowdoinham.com with questions.