2011-06-09 / News

Hazardous waste collection next week

On Saturday, June 11, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold a household hazardous waste and electronic waste collection at the Central Landfill, 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. The collection will be held from 8 a.m. until noon. Appointments are necessary only if dropping off HHW.

In Rhode Island, HHW and ewaste must not be combined with regular trash or recyclables. These products include televisions, computers, laptops, monitors, propane gas tanks, oil-based paint, turpentine, driveway sealers, fertilizer, mercury thermometers, and florescent light bulbs.

For a complete list of eligible materials or to make an HHW appointment, visit the RIRRC Web site.

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