East Providence News

3/3/2020 - Press Release - Forbes Street Compost Area Open Spring 2020

Forbes Street compost area open for leaf and yard waste drop offs

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of East Providence Department of Public Works/Refuse & Recycling Division, announces that the Forbes Street Compost Site will be open to residents on the following days:

Sat., March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Residents may drop off leaves, grass, shrubs and branches less than three inches in diameter or other material suitable for composting at the site. Residents must show a valid driver’s license as proof of residency.  No commercial vehicles are permitted.  Incoming material must be loose; no plastic bags, no contaminates.

Weekly curbside yard waste collection will begin on Mon., March 30, 2020. 

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For questions or more information, please contact DPW Program Coordinator, Donna McMahon at (401) 435-7701 Fax: 434-1725.

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