Recycling Information

Paint Recycling

We now recycle paint! Read more here.

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EcoMaine Recycling

Fryeburg partners with EcoMaine on new recycling, waste-to-energy program!

With EcoMaine's Single-Sort Recycling you can combine all your glass, metal, paper, cardboard, and plastics #1-7 into one recycling container. Learn more on EcoMaine's single-sort guide page click here.

What Can I Recycle?

  • Paper, including but not limited to:
    • All clean cardboard, paperboard, and pizza boxes
    • Newspapers, advertising inserts, and mail
    • Magazines, catalogs, phone books, hard cover books
    • Clean paper plates (not soaked or caked with food or oils)
    • Wrapping paper that can rip
    • Milk & juice cartons (it helps to remove caps, but isn't necessary)
    • Drink boxes and other aseptic containers (such as nut milk boxes)
    • Shredded paper (contained in a clear plastic bag)
  • Plastic rigid containers marked with a #1 - #7 (except Styrofoam, bags & films), including but not limited to:
    • Water bottles and salad containers
    • Milk jugs
    • Detergent bottles
    • Yogurt containers
    • Takeout food containers (not styrofoam)
  • Metal containers, including but not limited to:
    • Tin cans
    • Aerosol cans, such as shaving cream and hair spray (completely emptied)
    • Aluminum cans, tins, and foil (not caked with food residue)
    • Pots and pans
  • Glass, including:
    • All glass bottles & jars

All above containers should be empty, but not perfectly clean. A light rinse will do.

What I Can't Recycle!

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