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East Providence residents have been mixing trash with recyclables in their "blue bins," which isn't allowed.

Public Works reminds E.P. residents not to mix trash with recyclables

Public Works reminds E.P. residents not to mix trash with recyclables

EAST PROVIDENCE — Trash, other objects should not be placed in blue bin The City of East Providence Department of Public Works/Refuse Recycling would like to remind ail East Providence residents your recycling cart is to be used only for materials that can be recycled in with the city’s curb side program. Residents cannot use

Volunteers with Bristol Recycles distribute extra recycling bins before the 4th of July this year in this eastbayri.com file photo.

Bristol throwing cash in the trash

If helping the environment isn’t enough incentive for Bristol residents to increase their recycling efforts, maybe saving the town – and perhaps themselves — money is. The town of Bristol recently entered into a renewed contract agreement with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation. While the cost per ton of trash will stay the same

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General Assembly passes limits on C&D facilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — A combined bill that would put new and more stringent limits on so-called “C&D” processing in areas adjacent to residential neighborhoods authored by East Providence politicians is on its way to the governor for his signature. The legislation, written in the Senate by Daniel DaPonte (D-Dist. 14) and in the House by

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East Providence Public Works reminds residents of recycling, holiday collection changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Due to increased call volumes and inquiries related to recent changes made to both the recycling program and the holiday trash collection schedule, the City of East Providence’s Department Public Works is issuing the following series of updates and reminders to residents. Curbside Collection Policy The City is responsible for the collection

Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis, shown at a previous meeting.

Professor’s case study leads to confrontation with Barrington town manager

Lynn Ruggieri was looking for a case study to share with her students, but what she found instead was an uncomfortable confrontation with the town manager in Barrington. Ms. Ruggieri, a professor of accounting at Roger Williams University, said that after analyzing the trash privatization financials for the town of Barrington and bringing her findings