Public Notice – Town-wide Revaluation coming soon!: Notice is hereby given that a revaluation of real estate properties in the Town of Mercer will begin shortly and will extend into late fall.  All field agents of RJD Appraisal will have identification on them and a letter from the town indicating that they are part of the revaluation team.  Field agents will be reviewing, measuring and taking pictures of all structures in Mercer.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.  Please call the Town Office with any questions you may have


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event 2023 will take place on Saturday, July 29 from 9:00 am to 12:00 p.m. at Waste Managements Crossroads Landfill, 357 Mercer Road (Route 2), Norridgewock. This event will be FREE and open to residents of Mercer as well as 9 other member towns.

What to Bring:

From the Garden:

Pesticides, Insecticides, Chemical Fertilizers, Herbicides, Insect Sprays, Pelletized Rodent Killers, Ant Traps, and No-Pest Strips.


From the Garage/Workshop:

Antifreeze, brake fluid, degreasers, carburetor cleaners, roofing tar, driveway sealers, fuel stabilizer, gasoline, kerosene, lighter fluid, acid, rust inhibitors, aerosols, wood preservatives, varnishes, wood strippers, sealants, adhesives, wood stains, lamp/torch oil, latex, oil-based and/or lead-based paints, paint thinners, solvents, resins and pool chemicals.


From the House:

Drain cleaners, furniture polish, metal polish, moth balls, upholstery cleaners, photo chemicals, floor cleaners, bleach, spot removers, flea spray, hair spray, nail polish remover, fiberglass epoxy, hobby/artist paints and chemistry sets.

What Not To Bring

Asbestos and/or Asbestos materials, medical waste, PCB Ballasts, Fire Extinguishers, smoke detectors, Items containing Freon, Pressure Treated Wood, Radioactive Waste, Alkaline Batteries*, Explosives, Ammunition, Fire Works, Stove Ash*, Compressed Gas Cylinders, Propane Cylinders*, Light Bulbs*, Electronics*(Televisions, computer monitors, computer CPUs, etc), Items Containing Mercury* (Thermostats, Thermometers, etc), Car Batteries*, Tires*, Motor/Hydraulic Oil.

*These items are accepted at the Airport Road Transfer Station.

Material will not be accepted from businesses and/or commercial haulers.


To Ensure Safety:

Tighten caps and lids and leave materials in original containers.

Pack containers in sturdy, upright boxes and pad with newspaper; do not use garbage bags.

DO NOT SMOKE while placing hazardous materials in your vehicle.

Follow signage to drop-off area and please stay in your vehicle.