Item A to Z: Scrap Wood-lumber, fencing, cabinets, wooden furniture,plywood,particle board, countertops, etc.
Where Collected? Recycling Center - must see attendant to pay fee and gain entry to demo wood pile.Or at the "Small Amounts of Woodwaste" pile next to the concrete & rubble pile.
Limits & Other Details: Residents can pick the lumber pile for reusable wood, but be cautious and watch for nails!! Creosote treated wood, e.g. railroad ties, and any pressure treated wood cannot be recycled. Those items may be taken to Commercial Paving and Recycling Co. of Scarborough, 883-3325, to the Riverside Recycling Facility in Portland, 797-6200, or kept until Household Hazardous Waste Day, held in the spring
Fee Item? Yes. Please check fee schedule
What is done with this item? The town hires a private contractor who chips the material on site then hauls it to one of the biomass fueled generating facilities in Maine where it is burned for electricity.