Organics Recycling

Organics recycling is the process of breaking down organic material, often food waste, to create compost, energy, and other beneficial by-products. There are a wide range of organics recycling methods, including anaerobic digestion, aerobic composting, and vermicomposting. 

How Can You Participate?

Compost at Home

Backyard composting is easy and fun! Learn how using this helpful guide from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Subscribe to a Curbside Pick-up Service

Currently, there are three private companies that offer subscription services for weekly curbside collection of organics in Brunswick:

     - We Compost It (Residential and Commercial)
     - Garbage to Garden (Residential and Commercial)
     - Agri-Cycle (Commercial Only)

Use Our Food Waste Drop-off Site

The town offers a free food waste drop-off site for Brunswick residents only. The collection bins are located at the Public Works facility (9 Industry Road).


For additional resources, please visit the Maine DEP Composting page.