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  • (207) 797-6200
  • 910 Riverside St | Portland, Maine | 04103

Items We Accept


Wood waste including tree trunks, limbs, branches.

Clean Wood / Demo Wood

Wood from construction or demolition, wooden furniture, pallets. Wood falls under the non-recyclabe/mixed material pricing catergory. Pressure treated wood falls into the Non-Recyclable/Mix Material catergory.

Yard Waste

Green waste such as grass, leaves, garden debris.


Drywall, plaster, sheetrock. Gypsum falls under the non-recyclable/mixed material pricing catagory.

Inert Material

Brick, stone, gravel, sand, loam, topsoil, asphalt.

Non-Recyclable/Mix Material

This category includes items such as stuffed furniture, carpet and carpet padding, styrofoam, insulation, clothing, shoes, cassette tapes, kids toys, matresses & boxsprings, glass/porcelain, doors, windows, toilets, pressure treated wood, gypsum/drywall, plaster. Shingle loads comingled with wood, paper, plastic, metal, etc. Construction and demolition debris. Please check the pricing page for individual pricing on mattresses & box springs.


Clean roofing shingles. (NO Flashing, Wood, Paper, Plastic, etc.)






Fire Extinguishers

Smoke Detectors

Propane Tanks

E-Waste and Universal Waste

This category includes TV's, computers, computer componants, printers, copiers, cell phones, fluorescent tubes, CFL bulbs, LED lighting,lighting ballasts, mercury devices, batteries of all kinds. Please contact us with any questions.

Hazardous Waste

Please see our Hazardous Waste tab for complete information regarding pricing and dates of availability.

Silver Bullet

Riverside Recycling also has a "silver bullet" recycling container on site. If you have missed your recycling pick-up, or simply have a lot to recycle, please feel free to come on over. Remember to always stop and speak with an attendant before entering into the facility. Silver Bullet use is a free of charge service. All items need to be placed into the silver bullet, please do not leave items on the ground.



Riverside Recycling does not accept any of the following materials:
Household garbage/food waste or any food-related items
Hazardous waste on non-hazardous waste drop off days
Medical waste such as needles or prescription drugs
Pet waste

Our scale house attendants will be happy to help you find other ways for you to safely dispose of these items. Just ask!