City of Augusta, ME
Kennebec County
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Any person owning, operating or supervising any nonresidential activity where waste matter or other rubbish accumulates shall not permit the deposit or accumulation of such waste matter or other rubbish in or upon the building or premises controlled by him or her, except in suitable watertight, covered containers, including dumpsters.
It shall be the duty of the owner of every residential building to provide suitable and sufficient watertight, covered containers, including dumpsters, to receive the accumulation of solid waste and rubbish/recyclables on the premises during the interval between collections.
The occupants of all residential buildings shall place or cause to be placed all rubbish/recyclables and solid waste in the watertight containers, including dumpsters, and shall not permit any accumulation or deposit of such substances in or about the premises except in such containers.
Recyclables shall be stored in a manner that maintains their integrity as a recyclable material (i.e., newspapers must be kept dry).