Trash and Recycling Collection Information

Relating To Snowstorm

 

There will be NO trash or recycling collection on Friday January 7.

 

 

The collection schedule will be as follows:

 

Friday collections route will be collected on Saturday January 8.

 

We ask that all collection carts (City serviced and privately serviced) be brought back into the property and placed back out on the appropriate collection day.  There should be no carts out on the streets or sidewalks after 7pm on Thursday January 6.

 

The Recycle Facility at 943 River Street will be closed on Friday January 7.

 

Please be patient as we attempt to collect all waste within a timely matter.

 

Questions can be directed to the Solid Waste Division at (401) 767-8880.

 

Sincerely,

 

Michael Debroisse

Interim Director of Planning & Development

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