How do I deal with my trash?

There is a fee of $1.00 per bag up to 15lbs or $2.00 per bag up to 35lbs to dispose of trash whether dropped off at the Transfer Station or picked up curbside. Stickers are available at the Town Office. The Transfer Station attendant can also accept payment.

The Castine Transfer Station is open Tuesday through Friday from 8:00am to 1:00pm and Saturdays from 8:00am to Noon. It is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Curbside pickup of stickered non-recyclable waste occurs each Monday. Items should be out by 7:30am. When a holiday falls on a Monday, pickup will occur on Tuesday.

Curbside recycling is scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month. In the case of inclement weather, such as a snow storm, please hold recyclables for the next scheduled pickup day. NOTE: During the summer months curbside recycling takes place weekly and will be posted.

The Transfer Station fee schedule is available on this website (hyperlink to Transfer Station subpage) and at the Town Office. Zero-Sort Recycling guides are also available at the Town Office.

If arriving in Castine by boat, trash disposal is available at the Harbor Master’s Office at the Town Dock for $2.00 per bag. See a dock attendant for assistance.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, December 13
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, December 13  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Home & Away Program Friday, December 13  10:00 am - 1:00 pm Wilson Museum Hutchins Education Center

    Back by popular demand, the Home & Away homeschool program by the Wilson Museum will return on October 11 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Structured for ages 4 to 14, each three-hour session is inspired by the Museum's worldwide collection and local history as well as the community's educational resources. Included will be a break for lunch (please bring your own). Some sessions will include a local field trip and some sessions will include a guest presenter.

    Reservations are required ($10 per child) in advance of each session and space is limited. Reserve a spot up to three weeks before each month's session or sign-up in September for a seven-session series pass at $70 per child. Only six series passes are available. Make reservations and get your pass by calling 207-326-9247 or by emailing info@wilsonmuseum.org.

    Home & Away will occur on the second Friday of each month from October through April. Unless otherwise noted, sessions will begin in the Wilson Museum's Hutchins Education Center located at 112 Perkins Street, Castine, ME.

    Information on this program is available on our website and on our Home & Away event page on Facebook. Feel free to share the information on this program with other homeschool families.

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Saturday, December 14
  • Dan Leader: Living Bread Saturday, December 14  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Compass Rose Books

    Inspired by his time in Paris as a young man, Daniel Leader has been in pursuit of quality bread ever since. One of the first champions of artisinall bread baking in the United States and a true devotee of the art and science behind it, Leader went on to create Bread Alone. This iconic Woodstock, New York bakery quickly became known for its signature techniques and was soon one of the country’s most beloved artisan bread companies.Dan joins us at Compass Rose Books with his new cookbook, LIVING BREAD: Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making  to Castine.  His latest book offers accomplished profiles of some of the most knowledgeable, skilled, and innovative craftspeople working in bread today, with more than 60 recipes that contain expert advice -- the simple secrets that the best professional bakers know -- for achieving professional results at home.

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Monday, December 16
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 16  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, December 16  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, December 16  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, December 16  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday, December 17
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, December 17  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Wednesday, December 18
  • T/G Mtg Wednesday, December 18  8:00 am - 9:00 am 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, December 18  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Thursday, December 19
  • Adams School Winter Concert Thursday, December 19  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Emerson Hall
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Friday, December 20
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, December 20  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Saturday, December 21
  • Caroline Bicks: Shakespeare, Not Stirred Saturday, December 21  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Compass Rose Books

    An evening of Shakespeare-inspired cocktails, hosted by Compass Rose Books and Caroline Bicks, Professor of English and Stephen E. King Chair in Literature at the University of Maine. She has published widely on Shakespeare, gender studies, and the history of science- and on a good cocktail inspired by Shakespeare!

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Monday, December 23
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 23  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, December 23  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, December 23  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, December 23  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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Tuesday, December 24
  • Town Office CLOSE at NOON - Christmas Eve Holiday Tuesday, December 24  8:00 am - 12:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Wednesday, December 25
  • Town Office & Transfer Station CLOSED - Christmas Holiday Wednesday, December 25
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, December 25  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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