Solid Waste and Recycling

Contact: Bryan Benson, Director
Phone: 207 666-3228
Hours: Thursdays and Saturdays, 8am to 4pm
Location: 243 Post Rd
Facebook: Town of Bowdoinham Solid Waste Dept


The Town provides a trash pick-up service, along with the best recycling program in the State of Maine!  Trash and recycling pick-up is on Thursdays.  Trash tags are $2.50 each and can be purchased at the Town Office, Cote's Bowdoinham Hardware Store, and the Recycling Barn.  Recycling is picked-up for free, listed items just need to be clean and in placed in a clear bag.  The recycling can be dropped off on Thursdays and Saturdays for recycling drop-off, items accepted are limited to:  


  • corrugated cardboard including brown paper bags, (cardboard must be broken down);

  • clean mixed recyclables to include, tin cans, plastic household containers #1 - #7 and aluminum foil; and

  • mixed paper, including newsprint, magazines, office paper, cereal boxes and any other paperboard boxes, clean tissues and paper plates.


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