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!
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ecomaine has opened its call for nominations for the 2022 eco-Excellence Awards. The Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate champions in Maine who are focused on recycling and waste diversion, and who are leading their communities toward greater models of sustainability. Nominees must be located in or serve one of 70 ecomaine communities and can be businesses, schools, nonprofits, municipalities or town staff, or individuals. Nominate your eco-hero by January 30!
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Online map and list tool gives options for Mainers to send holiday trees to be mulched, chipped, composted
Wrapping paper and cardboard boxes are among recyclable items, but wreaths, trees, Styrofoam, and string lights are not
PBS Newshour and Maine Public Radio’s Maine Calling reported on the state of recycling in Maine, and asked ecomaine to lend a hand.