PRESS RELEASE

CITY OF WOONSOCKET

 

 

November 16, 2018

 

Rubbish and Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

 

On Thursday November 22nd in observance of Thanksgiving Day, the Woonsocket Material Recycle Facility located at 943 River Street will be closed.

 

The Recycle Facility will be open on Friday November 23th from 7am to 3:15pm and Saturday November 24th from 8am to 11:45pm

 

Woonsocket residents are reminded that curbside pick-up for trash, recycling and yard waste for Thursday and Friday will be delayed by one day.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Michael Debroisse

Superintendent of Solid Waste/Engineering

 

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