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Posted on: May 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Public Works Updates

Recycling Center Returns to Regular Operating Procedures

The Biddeford Recycling Center will return to normal operating procedures and hours on Wednesday, May 20. The Biddeford Recycling Center’s current operating hours as of May 20 are 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Along with the schedule changes, all typically approved items will be accepted from both residents and contractors, including the cardboard and plastic recycling area and the compost drop-off program. Contractors will be charged all usual fees for disposal services beginning on Wednesday, May 20. By order of the City Council, residents will continue to have all disposal fees waived through Saturday, May 30. A list of accepted items and fees is available at

For the safety of our visitors and our staff, we will continue to ask you to maintain social distancing as you dispose of your items. We also strongly urge residents to wear face coverings when visiting the facility.

Pay As You Throw Bag Replacement Program to End After Friday, May 29

With Maine set to enter its next stage of phased reopening in June, the final day for the temporary Pay as You Throw bag replacement program has been set for Friday, May 29. Beginning the week of June 1, orange Pay As You Throw bags that are used by residents who receive trash pickup services will not be replaced after pickup. A list of locations where Pay As You Throw bags can be purchased is available at

For more information, please contact Biddeford Public Works at 207-282-1579.

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