Tag Archives: R.I. Resource Recovery

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

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

Thanksgiving turkey

Resource Recovery urges residents to recycle Thanksgiving cooking oil

JOHNSTON — For Rhode Island residents deep frying their turkeys this Thanksgiving, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) provides the perfect recycling service for that leftover waste – a cooking oil collection that recycles and converts the waste into alternative, sustainable fuel. RIRRC provides this cooking oil collection service year-round, but many residents find