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. 


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

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