recycling

Not Like This

And not yet. In Providence, your tree will be picked up curbside during the first full two weeks of January. The Rhode Resource Recovery Corporation has a helpful page devoted to Providence-specific instructions on the handling of bulky waste like furniture, appliances, mattresses, etc. The more general, statewide, instructions for preparing any ‘Real Christmas Greenery’

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Recycle E-Waste — Hope Artiste Farmers Market

(3.14) Indie Cycle will be sponsoring a special e-waste recycling event Saturday at the Hope Artiste Farmers Market. Recyclable electronics include: computers, TV’s, monitors, printers, toner cartridges, small appliances, air conditioners, anything with a wire 9am to 1pm, Saturday, March 14, Hope Artiste, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket

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New Rules — Some Recycling Don’ts

Mommie was right. The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation has found that wire hangers and other scrap metal have proven too difficult (even dangerous) to handle at the recycling facility. While small scrap metal was accepted in the old program, it always presented serious problems, even in the old facility.  Wires, cables, and chains frequently

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New Rules — Recycling Paper And Cardboard

Today’s lesson: paper and cardboard. Here’s what goes in the bins (any bin, either color). And remember, you can mix it all up with all the other stuff now. Have fun with it! newspaper/phone books/envelopes/ office paper/spiral notebooks/flattened corrugated boxes/gift bags/paperback books/food boxes (see illustration)/junk mail/paper bags/magazines So what’s new? Wrapping paper and tissue paper.

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New Rules — Recycling

Rhode Islanders may adopt the new recycling guidelines as soon as they receive in the mail the Resource Recovery brochure (and useful refrigerator magnet) says state recycling coordinator Sarah Kite. (Mark Reynolds writes all about the new system and changes to the plant itself in the Thursday ProJo.) For complete information on what’s the same,

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