Solid Waste Programs

NOTICE:  Due to COVID-19 and the economic hardship facing many in our community, the City of Brewer has temporarily suspended its Pay As You Throw trash program. Effective March 30 through the end of May, household trash and recycling placed curbside does not need an orange Brewer trash tag.

Brewer is an All-In-One
Pay As You Throw Community

All-In-One Pay As You Throw Frequently Asked Questions   

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.