Every household must hire a private hauler to pick up trash and haul it to Hatch Hill in Augusta which serves Augusta and eight surrounding communities with its landfill, transfer station and recycling program. Hatch Hill is located on Route 105 (So. Belfast Ave.) and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Permits for use of the facility are available at Hatch Hill and City Center offices.  The phone is 207/626-2440.  

Recyclable materials can be brought to West Gardiner as noted in the flyer below.  (as of Jan 2018)