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 and some of the most frequently asked questions.

Trash – General Info

The City contracts with Pine Tree Waste for weekly curbside collection, processing, and disposal of municipal solid waste (“MSW”) from residential properties of 4 units or less.  On March 31, 2018, the City’s 30-year contract for disposal of MSW at the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company’s (“PERC”) waste-to-energy facility in the adjacent community of Orrington expired. On April 1, 2018, the City of Brewer began a new 15-year waste agreement with the nonprofit Municipal Review Committee (“MRC”) to dispose of MSW generated in Brewer at the Coastal Resources of Maine, LLC advanced MSW recycling & processing facility in Hampden, Maine.