Solid Waste Programs


All-In-One Is Coming September 1, 2019

September 1 Trash and Recycling Changes Brochure

If you put your garbage out in orange bags to be collected curbside, the change coming September will affect you. This brochure is being mailed to all Brewer residents and should arrive in mailboxes the week of August 19.

Click here for more background on why the City is making this change.

Frequently Asked Questions:  Our Pay As You Throw page has answers. 

Brewer Comprehensive Solid Waste Program

The City of Brewer has created a fully integrated Solid Waste Program for all its residents to use as a method to safely and economically dispose of all their solid waste related items.  The Brewer Solid Waste Program was developed to comply with Maine Department of Environmental Protection solid waste regulations and meet all of the disposal needs of our Brewer residents.

Program Goals

Provide a fully-integrated cost-effective solid waste program that meets the needs of all Brewer residents and businesses and complies with all applicable environment laws.

Solid Waste Programs

Click on one of the programs below for more information:

Curbside Waste Collection

Recycling in Brewer

Brewer Landfill

Metal Recycling

Brush Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste Program (HHHW)

Universal Waste Program

Leaf Collection and Composting Program

Private On-Site Septic Systems Public Education Program

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Cub Scout Pack 44 picked up lots of garbage during the Annual Stream Cleanup May 10, 2014.