Town of Orono Landfill Winter Schedule

During the months of December 2020 through March 2021, the Town of Orono Landfill Construction Demolition Debris (located on Putnam Road) is open to permit holders on the following schedule:

Saturdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates: 

December 5th & 19th
January 9th & 23rd
February 6th & 20th
March 6th & 20th

The landfill will also be available to permit holders on Wednesdays by appointment only at no additional charge. Appointments can be made by contacting Rob Yerxa or Mike Smart Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am and 3:30pm at 866- 5062. Appointments will be taken at the discretion of the Public Works Department contingent on staffing levels and weather considerations.

The Town of Orono operates and maintains a Maine DEP licensed Construction Demolition and Debris (CDD) Landfill.
The Landfill is located at 1 Putnam Road, Orono ME 04473, at the end of Taylor Road, which is located off Forest Avenue in Orono.
This disposal site is for wastes generated within the Town of Orono only.
Residents must present a Town of Orono Landfill Permit at the time of disposal.
No permits are available for purchase at the landfill. Permits purchased online will be mailed to you. In the interim, a printout or screenshot of your permit purchase may be presented for entry at the landfill.

How it Works:

Town residents may dispose of certain types of waste generated in Orono at the Town Landfill by purchasing an annual Resident Permit ("window sticker") for $25.

With an annual Resident Permit ("window sticker"), you are free to dump the following:
scrap metal, non-freon-containing white goods (ovens, microwaves), leaves and brush, clothing, towels, bedding, footwear

Click Here to purchase an annual Resident Permit ("WINDOW STICKER")

You may also schedule an appointment at the Town Office to come in and purchase a Resident Permit.


At an additional per-cubic-yard cost, other types of waste are also accepted. When you purchase an annual Resident Permit ("window sticker"), you receive two (2) free Cubic Yard Tickets ("cubic permit") for these other types of waste. Beyond the two (2) free tickets, additional Cubic Yard Tickets ("cubic permit") are $25 each and may be purchased at the same link as the permit.
Waste that may be dumped with a Resident Permit ("window sticker") and a Cubic Yard Ticket ("cubic permit") (minimum fee of one cubic yard):
tires (4 tires = 1 cubic yard), couches and other furniture (1 couch = 1 cubic yard), mattresses (1 mattress = 1 cubic yard), freon-containing white goods (1 refrigerator, freezer, dehumidifier, A/C unit, or other item = 1 cubic yard), construction and demolition debris (per cubic yard)

Click Here to purchase Resident Cubic Yard Tickets ("CUBIC PERMIT")

No funds are accepted at the landfill. Online purchases will be processed by the Town and Resident Permits & Cubic Yard Tickets will be mailed to you.

Resident Permit: $25 (choose "WINDOW STICKER" when placing online order)
Resident Cubic Yard Ticket: $25 (choose "CUBIC PERMIT" when placing online order) 

When you purchase a Resident Permit, you will receive two (2) free Resident Cubic Yard Tickets, 
to be used anytime the landfill is open

Resident permit window stickers purchased now will expire at the end of 2021.

NOTE: All information and fees on this page are for residential waste. Commercial fees may be found at http://orono.org/534/Fee-Schedule

About the Landfill

The Town of Orono operates and maintains a Maine DEP licensed Construction Demolition and Debris (CDD) Landfill.
The Landfill is located at 1 Putnam Road, Orono ME 04473, at the end of Taylor Road, which is located off Forest Avenue in Orono. This disposal site is for wastes generated within the Town of Orono only.
Residents must present a Town of Orono Landfill Permit at the time of disposal. Permits are available to be purchased at the Town Office during regular business hours. No permits are available for purchase at the landfill.

Waste that will not be accepted at Landfill:

  • TVs, monitors, and computers
  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent Lighting Tubes
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Auto engines or car bodies
  • Recycling or household trash - see our curbside collection program
  • Oils, pesticides, paints, or other liquids