Press Release: DPW opens Municipal Compost Site/Forbes Street

October 27, 2020
Office of the Mayor
Patricia Resende
(401) 529-3207

Public Works Department opens Municipal Compost Site/Forbes Street

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The East Providence Public Works Department, Recycling/Refuse Division announces that the Forbes Street compost site will be open to residents on the following Saturdays November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The DPW will also open the compost site on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents may drop off leaves, grass and other vegetative material suitable for composting at the site. Incoming material must be loose; no plastic bags, no contaminates, no trash or fencing material. Residents must show a valid driver’s license or state issued ID card as proof of residency. No commercial vehicles are permitted.
The last week for curbside Yard Waste collection is December 14, 2020 – December 18, 2020. Collections will resume in the spring.

For questions or more information, please contact DPW Program Coordinator, Donna McMahon at (401) 435-7701 Fax: (401) 434-1725.