2017 Eco-Depot & Recycling Collection Event - May 6th!
Bring your hazardous waste, electronic waste, sensitive documents for shredding, Styrofoam products, scrap metal and donations for Goodwill to Narragansett Beach.
Rain or Shine - Come to Narragansett Town Beach, 39 Boston Neck Rd, on May 6th from 8am-1pm.
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation's free Eco-Depot collection accepts household hazardous waste items including oil based paint, rechargeable and automotive batteries, mercury containing devices (thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent bulbs), fertilizers, pool chemicals, automotive fluids, propane tanks, oven cleaner, bug spray, flea collars, nail polish, nail polish remover, etc. For more information on the Eco-Depot program and the items accepted go to www.EcoDepotRI.org.
New this year! National Grid will be collecting working dehumidifiers and offering a rebate to purchase an energy efficient unit.
In addition, these additional items will be collected: Electronic waste -- televisions, monitors, computers, laptops and tablets ONLY. Styrofoam products -- must be clean, dry and bagged in clear or translucent bags. Foodservice foam (like coffee cups and food trays) must be bagged separately from all other foam. No spongy foam (think: #1 Fan fingers) and no packing peanuts. Documents for shredding - 4 box limit Scrap metal - metal items such as aluminum cans and insulated wire, brass/copper/stainless steel, catalytic converters, electric motors, transformers, batteries, light iron, cast iron and steel, dehumidifiers and air conditioners. Goodwill donations -- clothing, textiles and small household items
Take advantage of this recycling collection event to safely and properly dispose of all of these items that are taking up space in your home. It’s fast, free and easy with no appointment necessary.