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David Kehew, director of Portsmouth’s Department of Public Works, says the town’s transfer station isn’t set up to allow DPW to safely separate recyclables.

Resident: Portsmouth sets bad example on recycling

Resident: Portsmouth sets bad example on recycling

PORTSMOUTH — A member of Portsmouth’s Solid Waste and Recycling Committee has taken the Department of Public Works to task for dumping town-generated recyclables down the main chute at the transfer station on Hedly Street. The failure to recycle town trash sets a poor example for local residents and will ultimately lead to higher tipping fees

Kyle Hence, Portsmouth’s recycling coordinator, came up with the idea for the East Bay Community Recycling Competition. Here he holds compost made from food scraps dropped off by customers at the Saturday indoor farmers’ market at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

Recycling smackdown: Portsmouth vs. Bristol, others

PORTSMOUTH — On Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22), Portsmouth Recycles! will host the kickoff of the first East Bay Community Recycling Competition, which its lead promoter says is the first of its kind in Rhode Island. It’s a friendly competition between Portsmouth, Bristol, Middletown and Newport aimed at boosting recycling rates and reduce solid waste in