Recycling/Transfer Station                                                       

Please note that the Recycling Center will be closed on September 12, 2020 to accommodate the Household Hazardous Waste Collection event.

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 7am - 2:45pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9am - 4:45pm

The City of Biddeford’s Recycling/Transfer Station is located at 371 Hill Street and accepts the following items for disposal.

Person-to-person contact will be minimized during the disposal process in order to practice appropriate social distancing measures. We will ask you to place proof of residency on a table, where a member of our staff will check it but not touch it. Please be patient and expect possible delays as we work through this process.

Recycling Center:

  • Automotive batteries
  • Brush ($10yd for contractors)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass jars 
  • Grass clippings ($10yd for contractors)
  • Junk steel
  • Leaves ($10yd for contractors)
  • Metal
  • Milk jugs
  • Newspaper
  • Plastics Number 1 and Number 2
  • Recyclables
  • Tin cans
  • Tires
  • Waste motor oil
  •  Latex Paint (must be dried up)

Sherwin Williams will accept LATEX paint that is NOT dried, up to five 1 Gal cans per visit. If you have more than 5, you must call them first at 282-9511

Transfer Station:

  • Bulky household items
  • Carpeting - Throw Rugs / Decorative (cut into 2-foot square pieces)
  • Couches (cut in half)
  • Demo debris - Wall-to-wall carpeting, wood, vinyl, ceiling tiles, etc ($20 per cubic yard cut into 3-foot pieces) 
  • Household Items (One cubic yard FREE for Biddeford
         residents per day cut into 3-foot pieces)
  • Furniture
  • Large items
  • Mattresses / box springs (broken down)
  • Recliners / sleeper sofas (broken down)
  • Televisions, computer monitors and CPUs

Other Criteria & Fees:

  • $20 fee for Freon containing items
  • 4 tires per year - cars and pick-up trucks only: no fee
  • After 4 free, pick-up truck tires: $8 each
  • After 4 free, car tires: $5
  • No construction vehicle, farm equipment or dump truck tires accepted
  • Tires mounted on rims are not accepted

Materials Not Accepted

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • Driveway sealer
  • Equipment tires
  • Gasoline
  • Hazardous waste
  • Lead or oil based paints
  • Oil based products
  • Propane tanks
  • Regular household trash
  • Roofing paper
  • Sakrate
  • Sheet rock / gypsum board
  • Special waste
  • Tar
  • Universal waste