Methods of Payment

  • Commercial Credit: Regular commercial customers can apply for credit.  Call our Finance Department at 783-8805 x211 to learn more.
  • We accept cash, checks, and credit cards with proper ID.

Materials Accepted & Disposal Rates

(Note: All customers should initially weigh up at the scale house and follow instructions for use of the facility)

  • Household and Commercial Trash (3′ maximum size limit)
    • Member/Owner Municipal – Paid by municipality – $41/ton
    • Gate Rate – Cash sale – $90.16/ton
    • Commercial Haulers/Non-Member waste with permits and credit account – $86.34/ton
    • Commercial Waste from Member Municipalities – $63.24/ton
    • Non-Member Municipal contracts – Negotiated prices
  •  Other types of waste
    • Bulky, Construction Waste , Brush – $98.22/ton
    • Oily Waste (Rags, absorbents, not liquid) – $295.09/ton
    • Confidential Documents/Off-spec Manufactured Products
      • Self dumping vehicles into pit – $141.10/ton
      • Hand unloaded into MMWAC loader for pit – $188.13/ton
      • Custom service feed directly to incinerator – $335.93/ton
  • Recycling & Other Services
    • Tires
      • 16″ and smaller w/o rims – $3/each
      • 16″ and smaller with rims – $6/each
      • larger passenger tires and >4 tires – $222.79/ton
      • Oversized truck, off road and farm tires – special rates apply
    • Freon devices
      • Residential AC units, refrigerators, freezers – $15 each
      • Commercial units – $30 each
    • Cardboard, Metal – Accepted at no fee
    • Propane bottles, 20# residential size – $3/ each
    • Certified weights $8/each
  • Auburn Residents
    • Show proof of residency for free disposal of household trash
    • Recycling available in Auburn recycling truck subject to the trucks availability to MMWAC by Auburn (This truck is sometimes used for curbside route collection)
  • Minot Residents
    • Residents need to get a permit sticker from Minot Town Hall for free disposal of household trash
    • Recycling available in Auburn recycling truck subject to the trucks availability to MMWAC by Auburn (This truck is sometimes used for curbside route collection)

 Materials Not Accepted – Helpful Links

  • We do not accept liquid, hazardous, or special waste materials not listed above including televisions and computer monitors, e-waste, fluorescent bulbs and quantities of household hazardous waste.  For more information on disposal and recycling options:

Services not provided

  • MMWAC does not offer collection or hauling services for trash or recyclables
    • Auburn residents who have questions about their trash or recycling pickup can get more information at the Auburn Public Works website: http://www.auburnmaine.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={D824CA10-E594-40E7-86B4-A4CAB6EA8C68} or you can contact Auburn Public Works at 333-6670.
    • Lewiston residents who have questions about their trash or recycling pickup should contact the City of Lewiston Solid Waste Division at 513-3006
    • Trash hauling, dumpster services and recycling services are offered by area companies.  See the phone book yellow pages under the heading; “Garbage Removal” for a listing of such companies