We do hand pickups of trash anywhere on Mount Desert Island and Trenton. Residents of Mt. Desert requiring more specialized service than offered by municipal service are pleased when we are able to customize pickups to their individual needs.

The cost of services is $10.00 per Hand Pick Up in Trenton and anywhere on Mount Desert Island.  This fee is good for up to 6 large bags. Additional bags are $1.00 each.

Everything must be bagged.  We do not accept loose trash.

Special Pick Ups
If you require removal of appliances, furniture or other bulky items you cannot handle yourself, call Gott’s Disposal and we’ll get it out of your way. The cost is $50.00 per hour with a one hour minimum and your dump fees ($170/ton).  Items must be small enough to be handled by one person.  Anything larger requires a roll-off container.


The schedule for Hand Pickups is as follows:

  • Bar Harbor – Everyday – $10/ 1st 6 bags
  • Tremont – Thursday – $10/ 1st 6 bags
  • Southwest Harbor – Tuesday & Friday – $10/ 1st 6 bags
  • Mount Desert – Monday & Thursday – $10/ 1st 6 bags
  • Trenton – Everyday – $10/ 1st 6 bags


Tremont, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert and Trenton – No recycling program…everything goes together.

Bar Harbor – Cardboard Pickup on Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. If you require your cardboard to be a Hand Pickup, the cost is $10.00 as long as we can get it loaded within 5 minutes.