As a result of the changing market for recyclables, the City of Ellsworth has decided to make substantial changes in what will be accepted for recycling, effective February 1st.

As of February 1st, only the following will be accepted at the Ellsworth Recycling Center

  • US Corrugated Cardboard aka shipping boxes ( broken down )
  • Newspaper/Magazines/Catalogs/Advertising Flyers (not junk mail)
  • #1 and #2 plastic ( clean )
  • Aluminum/Tin Cans ( clean )

All other items, including boxboard which are cereal boxes, soda can boxes etc. should be included with the regular household waste. Trash tickets are $3.00 each and are available at the Ellsworth Freshies on High Street, Friends and Family Marketplace, Ellsworth Hannaford, Shaw's, State Street Market, Mike's Country Store and Josie's