News & Events

Refuse and Recycling Collection Delayed One Day by Memorial Day  May 25, 2020
There will be a one day delay in next week’s collection due to the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday May 25, 2020. Trash, recycling and yard waste pick up will happen one day later than normal for the entire week.  Please be patient as the volume of trash and recycling continue to be greater than…


March 2020 Recycling Newsletter (March Bulk Amnesty Day Canceled)  March 16, 2020
1) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day CANCELED 2) DPW closed to the public 3) Follow Middletown online 4) Yard Waste 5) Middletown Prevention Coalition   1)  Bulk Waste Amnesty Day CANCELED Our March 28, 2020 Bulk Amnesty Event has been cancelled out of an abundance of caution. Information on Bulk Waste, including curbside collection of bulk…


No Delay in Collection Due to Presidents’ Day  February 13, 2020
There will be no delay in next week's collection due to the Presidents' Day Holiday. Trash and recycling will be collected as normal Monday (Feb 17) through Friday (Feb 21).


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.