Special Waste Events

Bulky Item Pickup Week Spring 2017
Date: May 15th -19th


A Bulky Item Pickup Week was designed to assist the residents of Cumberland in the disposal of large, oversized items that cannot fit into the Town’s PAYT bags in the weekly trash or be recycled in regular curbside recycling. If an item, or group of items, fits in a Town of Cumberland PAYT bag, the material is NOT BULKY WASTE and WILL NOT BE PICKED UP. Bulky items will be picked up on your regular trash collection day.  Only residential waste is accepted - no commercial trash is permitted.Please consider donating any items that are in new or gently used condition: Donation Possibilities

Items AcceptedItems NOT Accepted
Bathroom FixturesNo wood products (i.e. picnic tables or fencing)
Box SpringsNo appliances containing Freon (i.e. fridge, freezer, or air conditioners)


No brush, construction/demolition/remodeling debris
CarpetsNo Hazardous Waste
ChairsNo propane tanks
DressersNo windows/glass items
BicyclesNo yard/tree waste
Large Metal ItemsNo liquid waste
Large ToysNo plastic bags of materials
MattressesNo clothing/textiles
ReclinersNo tires with rims
SofasNo computers or monitors
StovesNo fluorescent lightbulbs
TablesNo TV's
2 Tires without rimsNo cartons of miscellaneous items
Washers & Dryers 

Confidential Shredding Event

Fall 2017 TBD

Time: 8am to 12pm
Place: Cumberland Public Works Garage, 23 Drowne Road, Cumberland, ME 04021 

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States. Documents containing names, addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card and bank account numbers, etc. should be shredded when they are no longer needed. The Town of Cumberland will have Without A Trace mobile shredding service set up at The Public Works Garage at 23 Drowne Road to shred your private documents for you. This service is for Cumberland Residents only and it is offered at no charge. Please take advantage of this opportunity to safeguard your personal information and prevent identity theft. Simply load all paper to be shredded in a bag or box (removing all metal paper clips-staples okay) and bring them to the Public Works Garage where they will be shredded in your presence. Residential Paperwork only. No Commercial Business.

E-waste Collection

Date: Fall 2017 TBD

Time: 9am to 1pm
Place: Cumberland Public Works Garage, 23 Drowne Road, Cumberland, ME 04021 


The Town of Cumberland will be hosting an Electronics Collection Event from 8am to 1pm. This is a free event for Cumberland Residents. The following items may be brought to the Public Works Garage at 23 Drowne Road for disposal on this day:

Category #1Category #2

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

MonitorsAir Conditioners
LaptopsLead Batteries
VCR/DVD players 
Game Consoles 

Please do not bring items prior to 8am on the day of the event. In order to dispose of items in Category #2, you must provide proof of residency.

Hazardous Household Waste Collection 


This event is only occasionally offered.  The next scheduled event will be posted here

 Household Hazardous Waste is left over household products that contain ignitable, toxic, reactive or

corrosive ingredients.