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Bulk Waste Amnesty Day

September 27, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Two separate events are happening on Saturday September 27:
2) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day – Saturday, September 27 at Second Beach Middletown’s Bulk Waste Amnesty Day open to residents participating in the PAYT program will run from 8:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. September 27, 2013 (examples of bulk waste: couches, chairs, tables, bicycles, rugs, large plastic toys). Residents MUST call or email (401-842-6519 or in advance to schedule a time to drop off large items.
1) provide your address
2) give a detailed list of what you would like to bring down and
3) let me know what time would be convenient for you to drop off material.

.: Please note the next Bulk Waste Amnesty Day will be held on November 22, 2014 :.
* * Items not accepted: * *                   
Yard Waste, Tires, Household trash, items small enough to fit in a PAYT bag or more than one bundle of Lumber, Construction and Demolition material

Please consider DONATING gently used items to charity rather than disposing of them.
Here is a list of places you may contact regarding donations.  Below is the legend of what these organizations will accept.  You may also contact your place of worship to see if they accept donations.
Big Brothers / Big Sisters of the Ocean State:
Call 921-2434 or visit
Call for pickup of C, H, TY, PU.
(Drop off location on 1341 West Main Road, Middletown across from Saccucci Honda)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center: 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., Newport. Contact George Steele at 846-4828 to donate computers & parts, working microwaves & mini refrigerators
Child & Family RI: 31 John Clarke St., Middletown
Contact Keith Tavares at 849-2300.
A, B, C, F, H, T, TY, O, PU for large items, drop off small items
 Salvation Army – Pickup service only by calling 800-SATRUCK (800-728-7825)
B, C, F, H, TY, O (nothing over 5 years old), PU
Boys & Girls Club of Newport: 847-6927
O, T, Sporting goods, computers/parts/accessories,  
(please call before dropping material off)
International Institute of RI:
Contact Mary Ellen Lynch at 784-8649
A, B, F, H, T, TY, O, PU

Maher Center
 906 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown RI 02842
Contact Dennis at 846-4600
A, F, H, T, TY, O
Donation legend:
A = Appliances, B = Bedding, C = Clothing,
F = Furniture, H = Household items, T = Tools, TY = Toys,
O = Office equipment & computers, PU = Pickup service and are two other options.
Bicycles dropped off at the Bulk Amnesty Day will be donated to Bike Newport.
Bike Newport’s Bike Rescue initiative supports Earn-and-Learn and the Bike Library. These programs are designed to provide youth and other community members with access to bicycles and the know-how to maintain them and ride safe.
Do you have a working refrigerator that you are looking to dispose of?  
National Grid will pick it up AND give you a check for $50. Information is available by calling 877-545-4113 or online:


September 27, 2014
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sachuest Beach parking lot