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The way trash should be

Upcoming Board of Directors meetings
January 20, 2022


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

540,000 tons of recyclables kept out of Maine landfills since 2006 (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

Call for 2022 eco-Excellence Awards!

Nominate your Maine eco-hero today

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!

ecomaine’s jobs

We’re Hiring! Apply Today!

Good jobs, terrific people, great benefits, all with a mission of sustainability and making Maine a better place?  ecomaine needs your help to do it all, though – check out our employment opportunities here!


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