Refuse Collection Department

Rain Barrels and Compost Bins

Rain Barrel Program

Middletown Recycling Program has teamed up with The Rhode Island Water Lady, local distributor of The Great American Rain Barrel™
Available in Forest Green, Nantucket Gray or Earth Brown, the 60-gallon recycling food barrel captures rainwater from your roof to support your home gardening needs. Link two or more barrels together for additional savings!

For more information on how to obtain a Great American Rain Barrel™ and other water saving products for your home, visit

Contact Middletown’s Recycling Coordinator Will Cronin with any questions.

“When it rains, you save!”
The Rhode Island Water Lady

Compost Bins

If you are interested in purchasing a bin and for information about building a compost bin, please email David Bordieri at or call 942-1430 x110. Details and composting accessories provided by and sold by Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.
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Home Composting Resources

Learn about the types of compost bins you can buy or build, and more. Click here