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Trash Collection/Transfer Station Drop-off Rules and Guidelines

All regular household trash should be bagged only in the City-approved trash bags before being placed out for collection. Items not in city-approved bags will NOT be collected or accepted.  No exceptions will be made.

Do not place the following items in the city-approved bags:

  • Recyclable plastic, glass, or metal

  • Yard waste

  • Dirt, sod, concrete, or rock

  • Construction/demolition debris

  • Household hazardous waste

  • Hot ashes or flammable materials such as oil, gas, or paint

More Information

For more information, please contact Sanford DPW

Sanford Public Works is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 4:30pm.


Department of Public Works
156 School Street
Sanford, ME 04073

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