2011-02-03 / About Town

Waste collection at Central Landfill Saturday

The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold a household hazardous waste collection at Central Landfill in Johnston on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Any product that is toxic, corrosive, combustible or flammable is considered hazardous waste and must be disposed of at an authorized recycler. Rhode Island residents may also dispose of tires, clean wood, cooking oil and batteries during the collection. Fees apply to some products. Recyclables are accepted for free.

To see a comprehensive list of what is considered hazardous household waste, visit ww.rirrc.org. For more information, call 942-1430 ext. 241.

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