Recycling Program

This committee is responsible for reporting to the Selectmen issues of concern pertaining to the current municipal solid waste and recycling operations.  They promote recycling efforts within the Town.

Solid Waste and Recycling Advisory Committee

Chapter 327-9 of the Madison Code of Ordinances establishes a Municipal Solid Waste & Recycling Committee to advise the Select Board on matters pertaining to current solid waste and recycling matters.   

The committee is currently inactive.  If you would like to join please contact the Town Manager at 696 3971 or  

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Acceptable Items: Plastic Bottles and Containers. The types of Plastic that are accepted is #1: Disposable Beverage and Food Containers. #2: Milk Jugs, Detergent and Cooking Oil Bottles. #5 Empty Medicine Bottles and some stiffer plastics such as  microwave safe take out containers.
Preparation: Rinse or washout.
Unacceptable Items: Motor Oil containers, plastic bowls, cups, trays, film, caps or lids, dirty containers.

To check what type of plastic you have you can look on the bottom of the container and there should be a number.

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Curbside Recycling Program


Curbside pickup is provided for a fee on the second and fourth weeks of each month.  If you are a new resident or are currently not participating in the program, please contact Chris Roy at 399-4392 to sign up for this service.  


Disposal of Solid Waste, Wood, Brush and Leaves

Solid Waste:

Madison contracts with Waste Management of Norridgewock for disposal of our solid waste.  The landfill is open to the public Wednesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 - 4:00 p.m.

To obtain your permit:

If you're a Madison resident, you may obtain a landfill permit (sticker) by bringing your current vehicle registration into the Town Office. 

If you're a property owner but not a resident, a temporary permit is issued.  Again, bring your current vehicle registration into the Town Office.

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