(9.11) Is your garage a Superfund Site? This is perfect weather for cleaning it out and making plans for the proper disposal of your hazardous waste. You’ll need to make an appointment with RI Resource Recovery (RIRRC) for the upcoming Eco-Depot on Allens Avenue. (I took a load to the July event and I was […]
(7.24) Time to clean out the garage and get rid of that stuff. RIRRC will be hosting an Eco-Depot this Saturday at the Clean Earth Facility on Allens Avenue. You must make an appointment! Appointments are required for this event. Eco-Depots are free collections for properly disposing of household hazardous waste from RI households. Household
(11.16) Protect your home and help to create a safer Rhode Island for all residents by properly disposing of your household hazardous waste at our Eco-Depot. The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) will be holding only two more Eco-Depot events this year: This Saturday in Pawtucket and the final one in Johnston in December.
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’
Bunch your foil! The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) has redesigned and updated its website making it easier to use. So what goes in your bin? Today’s lesson: Metal Cans — Lids — Foil That’s it—no other metal. For example, a metal frying pan is not a can, lid, or foil, so it doesn’t
All you need to know from the RIRRC. Is it a plastic container? Is it 2 gallons or smaller? If so, recycle it. What about those numbers? Disregard the little triangle and numbers completely and instead recycle all plastic containers up to 2 gallons. This includes but is not limited to: mayo, peanut butter, and
Just a reminder about the new rules regarding plastics from the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation. There are more items that can go in the bins now. In fact, you can now recycle all plastic containers up to 2 gallons. Don’t worry about the numbers or the little triangle. Is it a plastic container? Is
Forget about soda bottles and beer cans on the side of the road: ProJo, Boston Herald, WRNI, and, I assume, other leading news outlets, breathlessly report that desperate people are coming down your street once a week to steal stuff you’re trying to get rid of anyway. Problem? Hey, this is Rhode Island. You better