Providence schools closed on Monday, parking bans starts at 12:01am Monday, trash/recycling collection delayed one day.
Providence snow. Parking ban at midnight, no school or trash/recycling collection on February 5th.
Another week with a holiday and a snowstorm throws the waste collection schedule into disarray. Here’s the updated collection schdule from the City (note: normal collection days are impacted this week and next).
Mayor’s Office: Super Storm Sandy Frequently Asked Questions
Recycling and trash collection in Providence resumes tomorrow, however the schedule has been modified as follows:
The gist of the program is next month, all households are set to receive a new grey bin which will now be used for trash. The current green bins will be retrofitted with a blue lid and will now be your super duper single stream recycling bin. Here’s all the details from the City: Download a flyer explaining the program …
The goal of single-stream recycling is to dramatically increase the volume of recycable items collected, thereby extending the life of the state landfill. The new sorting machines can bundle a variety of plastics, such as coffee cups and yogurt containers. Selling bales of these plastics to recycling processors is expected to bring in additional revenue to the RIRRC and participating …