Wayne B., Recycling Operator

The way trash should be


Which bin should I put it in?

Single-sort recycling lets you put ALL of your family’s recyclables into the one blue bin. But what can be recycled? We can tell you.

Download a comprehensive list in English, French, Spanish, or Arabic or look up your item on our comprehensive online database, Recylopedia. You can even add it to your phone as an app!

About ecomaine

508,000 tons of recyclables kept out of Maine landfills since 2016 (that’s more than a BILLION pounds!)
90% reduction in volume of trash to post-waste-to-energy ash
100,000 megawatt hours of power generated from Maine trash

Looking for info on ecomaine’s recycling tagging education program?

ecomaine’s Recycling Tagging Education

Green, yellow, and red tags – what do they mean for your curbside recycling?  What is — and isn’t — recyclable, anyway?  There’s more info right here!


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