Remember to Recycle, Donate or Re-purpose to Save Tax dollars

As you are cleaning  inside and out as Fall begins, please remember to recycle, donate or re-purpose as many items as possible to decrease the amount of money the town must pay for hauling off the trash compactor.

Items that can be recycled are listed below.

TOWN OF NEW GLOUCESTER
RECYCLING INFORMATION
TRANSFER STATION HOURS
TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
FRIDAY 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM
SATURDAY 9:00AM-5:00 PM
Closed Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
264 Bald Hill Road
Telephone (207) 926-3145
This is a list of materials that the New Gloucester recycling station is accepting and information on how to get your materials ready for the recycling station. Please put your recyclable materials in the correct window and/or container provided. The containers are all clearly marked. Any questions can be
answered by a transfer station attendant. Please help us help you. The dollars we are saving by recycling are yours.
One important factor to remember is all recycling materials must be clean.
NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINES
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD ONLY
Boxes, flats or just about any piece; we do not recycle cardboard with wax coating.
Brown paper bags can also go in with the corrugated cardboard.
MIXED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD
Mixed paper is all types of paper: computer, envelopes, junk mail, shredded, cards, note paper, etc.
Paperboard examples: cereal boxes, mac & cheese boxes, frozen foods boxes,
gift boxes, pizza boxes, egg cartons, juice and milk cartons
Recycling bins for plastic bags are located at grocery stores

ALUMINUM & TIN CANS
Aluminum pie plates, aluminum TV trays and aluminum cans.
Cans must be rinsed clean and labels removed. This includes any product
that comes in a tin can (examples: vegetable, coffee, dog food, cat food, etc.)
GLASS JARS/BOTTLES ONLY
REMOVE ALL CAPS AND LIDS
-CLEAR, BROWN AND GREEN
(Jars/Bottles must be clean)
The containers must be rinsed out. You do not have to remove the neck rings or labels.
DO NOT place window glass, car windshields, mirrors, ceramic glass
or light bulbs in recycling containers.
CFL Light Bulbs must be given to Attendant
HDPE PLASTIC
BIN # 1 – PLASTIC CONTAINERS ONLY HDPE # 2
REMOVE ALL COVERS AND LIDS
CLEAN CONTAINERS ONLY!!
There are different kinds of plastic. The kind that we recycle has a dull look,
you cannot see through it, such as milk jugs.
BIN # 2 – PLASTIC CONTAINERS ONLY HDPE # 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7
ALL BATTERIES ARE RECYCLABLE
USED OIL IS RECYCLABLE
(used to heat the Public Works Building)
RECYCLING REDUCES YOUR TOWN EXPENSES

Bulky waste items are also accepted with a sticker that costs $5 for a year.  Check the New Gloucester town web site under: departments: transfer station:bulky waste.

If you have questions, please call the town office or ask an attendant at the transfer station.

Environmental Resources Committee of New Gloucester  6/21/16

 

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