Transfer Station: Minturn Farm Road, Bristol. Hours: M-F 7:30am-3pm, Sat. 8am-Noon. The Transfer Station is open to Bristol residents only. Residents must obtain a day pass or permit before entering. Two "Day Passes" are available per year at no charge. Transfer Station permits are available for $25 at the DPW or on the Transfer Station website. Disposal rates are the same, whether you have a day pass or yearly permit.
Department of Public Works (DPW): 111 Mount Hope Avenue, Bristol. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30AM-4PM.
Contact: 401-253-4100; Bristol DPW's website.
Appliances (large/white goods): $35 for pickup curbside (purchase sticker at DPW) or drop off at the Transfer Station for a fee of $10 for 200 pounds, or $100 per ton.
Cardboard: All flattened cardboard must fit inside of the recycling cart, with the lid closed. Cardboard that does not fit can be dropped off at the Transfer Station.
Carpeting/Rugs: Drop off at the Transfer Station for a fee of $10 for 200 pounds, or $100 per ton.
Christmas Trees: Curbside pickup until the end of January. After January, drop off at Transfer Station, free of charge.
Construction & Demolition Debris: Drop off at the Transfer Station for a fee of $10 for 200 pounds, or $100 per ton.
E-waste: Free recycling at yearly town events, call DPW for details. Includes TVs, monitors, computers, electronics such as DVD players, printers, and electric items (typically anything with a plug).
Extra Recycling: Drop off, free of charge, at the Transfer Station.
Leaf & Yard Waste: Curbside pickup during the spring, summer and fall. Call the Sewer Department for the weekly/winter schedule at 401-253-8877. OR drop off at Transfer Station, free of charge.
Mattresses & Box Springs: Drop off at the Transfer Station, free of charge.
Motor Oil & Filters: Drop off at the Transfer Station, for $5 for every 5 gallons.
Scrap Metal: Drop off at the Transfer Station, for a fee of $10 for 200 pounds, or $100 per ton.
Small Appliances (no Freon): Typically electric items with a cord, can be dropped off with e-waste (see above instructions).
DISCLAIMER: This information is provided to RIRRC by the city/town. While we request that the city/town updates us when information changes, and we verify all information quarterly, you are welcome to contact the city/town directly.