News from 2018


ecomaine on News Center Maine’s 207 with holiday recycling DOs and DON’Ts (December 20, 2018)

Blog Post: eco-Tips for the Holidays (December 13, 2018)

Ecomaine CEO: Commitment to recycling will pay off as markets rebound (Portland Press Herald Op Ed by CEO Kevin Roche, December 8, 2018)


ecomaine now accepting nominations for 2019 eco-Excellence Awards (through January 31)!

Blog Post: ecomaine celebrates America Recycles Week (November 12-16, 2018)

ecomaine announces 2018-19 School Recycling Grants! (November 13, 2018)


CEO Kevin Roche’s Presentation to the Falmouth Town Council (October 22, 2018)

Blog Post: Powered by Trash! (October 9, 2018)

ecomaine welcomes Vinalhaven as member community with kick-off event October 14  (October 9, 2018)


ecomaine’s 2018-19 School Recycling Grants program is now accepting proposals! 

Blog Post: See You in September!  ecomaine’s busy month ahead (September 14, 2018)


Don’t miss ecomaine’s 2018 Open House – on September 29, 2018, 8-11 a.m.! 

Blog Post: Meet ecomaine’s Education & Outreach Staff! (August 15, 2018)


Ecomaine paper, plastic recycling is jeopardized by everything from old sneakers to lobster shells (Maine Sunday Telegram July 22, 2018)

ecomaine’s presentation to the Sanford City Council (July 17, 2018)

ecomaine CEO Kevin Roche’s presentation to the Cumberland Town Council (July 9, 2018)

Blog Post: Recycling Right: Plastic Bags & Films (July 6, 2018)


ecomaine Welcomes International Waste Management Leader to 2018 Annual Meeting in Portland (June 13, 2018)

ecomaine CEO Kevin Roche a panelist on Maine Public Radio’s call-in program, Maine Calling (June 25, 2018)


ecomaine CEO/GM Kevin Roche Presents to Windham Town Council on Solid Waste Alternatives – Regionalized Collection, Food Waste, Other Options (May 1, 2018)

Maine’s Leading Recycler Faces Problems of Rising Recycling Costs (Maine Public Radio, May 3, 2018)

Ecomaine taking steps to address ‘contamination’ of its recycling stream (Mainebiz, May 4, 2018)

Ecomaine warns public it may start paying a price for sloppy recycling (Portland Press Herald, May 4, 2018)

Added recycling costs and what that means for you (News Center Maine, May 8, 2018)

ecomaine CEO addresses Maine Model United Nations Conference on issues of global waste management (May 25, 2018)


ecomaine announces 18 winners in 2018 eco-Excellence Awards (March 9, 2018)

Paint your own ecomaine Recycling Container and win $500 plus materials! (Deadline: March 30, 2018)