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Please note, the York Recycling & Compost Facility is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 4 PM. A yearly $25 permit is required for residents and $100 permit is required for commercial business per vehicle. Permits are available at the Clerk’s office in the Town Hall.

Trash
Recycling
Scrap Metal & Appliances
Construction Materials
Furniture
  • Common household trash is collected curbside every week in York.
  • For pick-up schedules, guidelines and other information, visit the link below.
  • Common household recyclables are collected curbside every other week in York.
  • For pick-up schedules, guidelines and other information, visit the links below.
  • York residents can bring scrap metal and appliances to the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road.
  • Demo wood, roof shingles, inert materials, and more can be taken to the Kennebunk Transfer Station. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. This facility is open to the public with costs per item.
  • Arrangements can be made to pick up wooden furniture with weekly curbside trash by calling 207-560-9442 and arranging for a bulk pick up by Casella.
  • The Kennebunk Transfer Station will also accept furniture.
Brush, Tree, Grass & Leaves
Electronics & Rechargeable Batteries
Waste Oil & Antifreeze
Tires
Compact Fluorescent Lamps & Fluorescent Lamps
  • York residents can take tree limbs, grass and leaves to the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road.
  • These items are designated universal waste and can be dropped off at the York Recycling & Compost Facility on Universal Waste Days only. These occur on the third Saturday of every month.
  • Both waste oil and antifreeze are accepted at the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road.
  • See attendant for assistance when disposing.
  • York residents can drop off tires at the annual Tire Drop Day at the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road. No registration is needed.
  • Fees applied to tires dropped off, cash only.
  • The Kennebunk Transfer Station will also accept tires.
  • These items are designated universal waste and can be dropped off at the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road on Universal Waste Days only. These occur on the first and third Saturday of every month.
Food Waste
Clothing & Textiles
Propane Tanks & Fire Extinguishers
Cardboard
Can’t find what you’re looking for?
  • Most spoiled food waste and table scraps are compostable and can be dropped off at the York Recycling Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road. Food composting bins are located behind the waste oil and antifreeze tanks.
  • Gently used clothing and textiles can be deposited in the yellow Planet Aid receptacles at the York Recycling & Compost Facility at 65 Witchtrot Road.
  • Empty propane tanks and fire Extinguishers can be disposed of at the York Recycling & Compost Facility located at 65 Witchtrot Road.
  • Clean, corrugated, box board, dry-food boxes, rolls and egg cartons can be tossed into recycling bins for curbside pick up.
  • Wet, soiled cardboard should be put into trash for curbside pickup.
  • For further information, see the York Trash and Recycling Guide or visit the Recycle Coach tab to search by item.

Recycling & Compost Facility

Located at 65 Witchtrot Road, the facility is open year-round on Wednesdays & Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To use the facility, residents need to purchase an annual permit for $25 at the Clerk’s Office at Town Hall and will receive a sticker that needs to be displayed on their vehicle. Commercial permits are also available for $100. Permits are valid from July 1 – June 30.

Important Note: Please do not bring plastics, wood furniture or construction debris to the facility and please remove doors from refrigerators and freezers.

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Local & State Waste Management Resources

Hazardous Waste & Paint Care
Don’t want to wait for our annual Hazardous Waste Day? Maine residents can drop off their household hazardous waste at the Riverside Recycling Facility in Portland, ME on the 1st Saturday of the month (April through June & August through November). Click here to learn more about the Riverside Recycling Facility.

Construction Debris
Do you have leftover scraps from a home improvement project? Maine residents can drop off construction materials at the Kennebunk Transfer Station. Click here to view the acceptable items at the Kennebunk Transfer Station.

Don’t Want to Wait for Our Annual Hazardous Waste Day?

  • Maine residents can drop off their household hazardous waste at the Riverside Recycling Facility in Portland, ME on the 1st Saturday of the month (April through June & August through November).
  • Do you have leftover scraps from a home improvement project? Maine residents can drop off construction materials at the Kennebunk Transfer Station.
Visit Riverside Recycling Facility View Kennebunk Transfer Station Acceptable Items

Have another trash or recycling question?

Contact Casella Waste Management Call 207-560-9442