650 - Refuse Disposal

City of East Providence FY2024 Budget Summary

Who We Are:

The Refuse/Recycling Division is part of the Department of Public Works and is managed by the DPW Programs Coordinator.

What We Do:

The Refuse/Recycling Division coordinator oversees all residential rubbish, recycling, yard debris, and appliance collection programs. It also oversees litter prevention and collection programs including Earth day events in the spring and the Shoreline Cleanup in the fall. The division successfully implemented the Automated Recycling Collection program. Nearly 5,000 tons of recycling materials are collected each year.

The division is also responsible for the oversight of rubbish and recycling collection contracts for all School Department facilities and upon request provides components for education curriculum, classroom presentations, and field trips.