Refuse Collection Department
Eco-Depot @ Portsmouth High School
June 17 @ 8:00 am
The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) will host a household hazardous waste collections from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the locations listed above.
Eco-Depot is the safest option for the disposal of household hazardous waste in Rhode Island. Some poisonous items cannot be discarded in the trash, such as fluorescent light bulbs, oil-based paints, insecticides, swimming pool chemicals, cleaning supplies, automotive fluids and propane gas tanks. Products that contain warnings such as, “flammable,” “combustible,” “explosive” or “corrosive” are toxic to humans, animals and the environment.
This program is a free service for all Rhode Island residents, and anyone dropping off hazardous waste needs to make an appointment (call 401 942-1430 x241 or online: http://rirrc.org/resident/household-hazardous-waste/)