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East Providence will soon use automated recycling collection system

East Providence will soon use automated recycling collection system

EAST PROVIDENCE — The anticipated switch from manual to automated collection of recyclable materials in East Providence comes to fruition shortly, the City Council heard at its meeting held Tuesday night, July 16. As part of the updated refuse collection contract with EnviroSafe/MTG Disposal, city residents will no longer be required to use their green

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Pawtucket’s entry into trash collection consortium likely lessens East Providence’s cost

EAST PROVIDENCE — The cost of ridding the city of its rubbish likely just got a little less expensive for East Providence as neighboring Pawtucket completed its privatization plans and will join a local consortium formed to reduce expenses related to garbage collection. The Pawtucket Times reported last week that city had signed a five-year

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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

Thanks for letting us complain about Site Ready plans for Eagleville Road

To the editor: I want to thank councilors David Nelson and Rob Coulter for being instrumental in allowing our neighborhood and other town residents to voice their concerns and read our formal complaint at the Town Council meeting Tuesday evening regarding the expansion of Site Ready on Eagleville Road. If it were up to council

Mega picked up about 2,200 tons of recycling in Barrington last year.

Barrington rewarded for residents’ recycling

  It pays to recycle. Just ask Alan Corvi. The director of the Barrington Department of Public Works learned this week that the town’s recycling efforts would be rewarded with a check for nearly $50,000. The money is part of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation’s recycling profits program, which shares the funds earned through

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