Drop Off Locations

1) Commercial St at Park Street across from 450 Commercial Street 


Single Sort Recycling
2) Riverside Recycling Facility located at 910 Riverside St - 04103
  • Available Business hours ~ Mon - Saturday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

For more information, call 874-8801


Recycling in Portland


The city's recycling is collected by City of Portland employees and is brought to EcoMaine where it is sorted and sold to companies who use recycled material in the manufacturing of their products.

Guidelines & Additional Information



  • Please set your bin where the recycling crew can reach it easily and have it out no later than 6:30 a.m.
  • Do not place trash bags in your recycling bin.
  • You can call 207-756-8189 for more information about your recycling program.
  • Please call the Recycling Hotline at 207-756-8189 for more information.
Find out what to do with Household Hazardous Wastes.

Items accepted or not Accepted for Recycling

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    Christmas Trees can be left curbside for collection on your normal trash day during the month of January. Crews will begin picking them up this Saturday, December 30 for the Monday route as there is no collection on New Year's Day. Read on...
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    Due to Christmas and the New Year holidays falling on Monday's collection route this year, residents receiving trash and recycling services on Monday will have their trash and recycling collected on the Saturday prior to each holiday. Read on...
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