News & Events

Snow Delays Trash and Recycling collection  December 3, 2019
Due to the snow, trash, recycling and Simple Recycling’s pink bag will not be collected on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Please keep trash and recycling carts off the roadway while DPW crews continue to clear snow from the roadway. Please contact the recycling…


Recycling Newsletter, Sept 2019  September 10, 2019
1) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day – Saturday September 21, 2019 2) upcoming Eco-Depots: Saturday Sept 14, 2019 in Tiverton & September 28 @ 1st Beach, Newport 3) PAYT user fee 4) Yard Waste 5) Forest Ave schedule change 6) PAYT program promotions 7) Middletown Family Day 8) National Community Survey for Middletown Residents 9) No-cost…


Recycling Events and Information  April 25, 2019
1) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day – Saturday May 4, 2019 2) Eco-Depot & Shredding, Saturday April 27, 2019 in Tiverton 3) Yard Waste 4) Rain Barrels 5) Health Soil, Healthy Seas 6) Simple Recycling 7) Seasonal Beach Pass Sale Dates 8) Follow Middletown online  1)  Bulk Waste Amnesty Day – Saturday, May 4, 2019 Middletown’s…


PAYT bag retailers  April 12, 2019
In response to the Stop & Shop strike (one of the retailers for Middletown's PAYT bags), the PAYT bag manufacturer has contacted Cumberland Farms, CVS and Shaw's to get additional orders of PAYT bags.  These will be delivered early next week so that these stores can handle any potential increase. Here is a full list…


Spring PAYT Newsletter  March 25, 2019
1) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day – Saturday March 30, 2019 2) Eco-Depot, Saturday April 27, 2019 in Tiverton 3) Yard Waste 4) Rain Barrels 5) Health Soil, Healthy Seas 6) Simple Recycling 7) Notes from the Middletown Prevention Coalition (MPC) 8) Follow Middletown online 1)  Bulk Waste Amnesty Day - Saturday, March 30, 2019 Middletown’s…


Snow Delays Trash and Recycling Collection, March 4  March 4, 2019
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (March 4, 2019) – Trash and recycling collection, as well as the Simple Recycling textile collection, will not be collecting on Monday March 4, 2019,  due to the snow. This week’s collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Please keep trash and recycling carts off the roadway while…


Trash & Recycling Delayed One Day Due to Snow  February 18, 2019
Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day due to the February 18, 2019 snow fall. There will be a one day delay for the remainder of the week. Please contact the recycling coordinator with questions.


No Delay for President’s Day trash and recycling collection  February 9, 2019
There will no delay in collection due to President’s Day on Monday February 18, 2019. Trash and recycling will be collected on your normal collection day. Here is a link to the 2019 PAYT calendar Please contact the recycling coordinator with any questions.


Christmas Tree Collection  January 2, 2019
Christmas trees will be collected the week on January 14, 2019 for all Pay As You Throw subscribers. Yard waste will also be collected at that time. The 2019 Collection Calendar is being mailed out shortly but you can view it online >here<. Happy New Year!


Textile Recycling Service Coming to Middletown  December 5, 2018
The Town of Middletown is providing a new weekly recycling service for residents that allows clothing, toys, and other small items to be picked up along with regular and other recyclable trash.  Beginning on December 10, Middletown residents will be able to recycle unwanted textiles and small household items simply by bagging them in a…