East Providence News

10/28/2020 - Public Works Department opens Municipal Compost Site/Forbes Street

2020 Open Dates for Leaf &Yard Waste Drop Off at East Providence Municipal Compost Site /Forbes Street

Department of Public Works/Refuse & Recycling Division, announces that the Forbes Street Compost Site will be open to residents on the following Saturdays:

November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2020

8 AM to 2 PM

Also open Friday, November 27, 2020 8 AM to 2 PM

Residents may drop off leaves, grass and other vegetative material suitable for composting at the site. Residents must show a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID card as proof of residency.

No commercial vehicles are permitted

Incoming material must be loose; no plastic bags, no contaminates, no trash or fencing material.

Important notice: The City has discontinued the sale of Yard Waste bags. The Yard Debris labels for barrels will still be offered free of charge and are available at City Hall or at the Public Works Complex on Commercial Way.

Last week for curbside Yard Waste Collection is December 14th – December 18th Collections will resume in the spring.

For more information, please contact the Recycling Office at 435-7710 or 435-7701