June 15, 2024

Public Works Department opens Municipal Compost Site/Forbes Street


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The East Providence Public Works Department, Recycling/Refuse Division announces that the Forbes Street compost site will be open to residents on the following Saturdays November 18, 25, and December 2, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The DPW will also open the compost site on Friday, November 24, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents may drop off leaves, grass, branches on larger than two inches in diameter and other vegetative material suitable for composting at the site. Incoming material must be loose; no plastic bags, no contaminates, no trash or fencing material. Residents must show a valid driver’s license or state issued ID card as proof of residency. No commercial vehicles are permitted.

The last week for curbside Yard Waste collection is December 11, 2023 – December 15, 2023.
Collections will resume in the spring.


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