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CITY OF WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 30, 2017

 

Contact:  Mayor Baldelli-Hunt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;   office: (401) 767-9205

 

 

Labor Day Trash and Recycling Pickup Schedule

 

WOONSOCKET, RI:  The City of Woonsocket announced that there will be no curbside trash or recycling collection on Labor Day Monday, September 4.  Curbside trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day during the week of September 4 through September 8. 

 

The Woonsocket Recycle Facility will be closed over the Labor Day Weekend from Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4. 

 

Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt stated, “Curbside collection of yard waste, such as grass clippings, small branches and leaves, resumes the week of September 25 and continues through the end of November.  Until then, please do not place any yard waste bags in the sidewalk areas.”  

 

Michael Debroisse, Superintendent of Solid Waste, stated, “Residents are reminded that any overloaded trash cart(s) or recycling cart(s) placed at curbside cannot be serviced.  In those cases, it is the responsibility of the property owner or tenant to properly dispose of the waste at their own expense.”

 

Fall time tipPlease remember to keep  the “Swap Shop”  located at 943 River Street in mind during your fall household cleaning. 

 

Please contact the Department of Solid Waste with any further questions or concerns at (401)767-8880.

 

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Susan E. Gaulin

Administrative Aide

Mayor's Office

City of Woonsocket

169 Main Street

Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895

office 401-767-9205

fax    401-765-4569

email   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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