Solid Waste & Recycling

BCM, Inc. provides household trash & recycling collection for the Town of Cranberry Isles and manages the transfer stations on Islesford and Great Cranberry.  Household trash and recycling disposal is free of charge.  However, fees will apply to construction debris and bulky items (see brochure).  For information on collection and other solid waste service contact BCM, Inc. at (207) 276-5766.

Transfer Station Hours                        Cranberry Isles Transfer Station Brochure

Trash Handling Policies July 2019


Sutton Island trash collection is handled by Newman & Gray (207-244-0575).  Sutton Island household trash and recycling can be dropped off at the bins located at the Municipal/Town dock. Please make sure that you leave trash & recycling on the night or morning before the scheduled pick-ups (see brochure).

Notice to Homeowners on Suttons Island: Absolutely no hazardous waste, construction debris or bulky waste is allowed in these bins.  The bins are for household trash (in clear plastic bag) and recycling only.

Sutton Pickup Schedule                       Cranberry Isles Transfer Station Brochure


Hazardous waste collection services are done through the Acadia Disposal District. Hazardous waste is collected once annually, usually late September; scheduled date and time is posted in advance. Construction debris needs to be removed by the homeowner (or their contractor) and taken to either the Islesford or Great Cranberry transfer stations, or directly to Eastern Maine Recycling (EMR).

2019 Household Hazardous & Universal Waste Collection will be September 27, 2019–Details Here


Further Recycling and Solid Waste Disposal information can be found at Coastal Resources of Maine.

Maine Town & City article on the opening of the Coastal Resources plant in Hampden (July 2019)