TRASH

Brewer is an All-In-One Community

Sometimes referred to as commingled collection, All-In-One means that residents put all waste and recyclables in the same bag and place it curbside for weekly collection.  Learn more on our Recycling and Curbside Collection pages.

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.