NEW! Pesticide and Fertilizer Ordinance Information
Lawn Care Companies
The Town has recently adopted a pesticide and fertilizer ordinance which requires any sole proprietor, or business entity whose use of pesticides and/or fertilizer is provided as a service for which compensation is received, to register before any applications are made.
Registrations are valid from February 1-January 31 of the following year.
Registration shall include, at a minimum the following information:
- Personal name or company name and address;
- Copy of State of Maine commercial pesticide applicator license, where applicable;
- Annual registration fee of $50.00
The Ordinance also requires annual summary reports to be submitted by January 31 of each year.
The Town has also created documents for the Annual Summary Reports, which can be utilized to track applications throughout the season.
- The Pesticide Annual Summary Report can be found here.
- The Fertilizer Annual Summary Report can be found here.
Lastly, the Ordinance prohibits the applications of fertilizers between December 1-March 31.
Waste Reduction Resources
Falmouth wants to be a resource to your business as you explore your waste management opportunities. We are happy to assist you with recycling and food waste (composting) diversion efforts; please reach out and we can start by conducting a waste audit at your business.
Below are current waste Haulers for 2020:
- Casella (Pine Tree)
- Gene A Carey Rubbish Removal
- Reynolds & Sons Disposal Service
- Richard P. Waltz
- Troiano Waste Services
- Waste Management
Efficiency Maine has programs for businesses of all sizes, including multifamily buildings with five or more units. Learn more about Efficiency Maine Business Rebates and Programs