Dump passes- dump passes may be obtained at our office for $20.00 cash only and proof of residency. The dump pass entitles residents to 4 trips that will not expire until used. Another pass may not be purchased for a year from the original date of purchase. The dump pass can be used to dispose of construction debris as well as any household items. If you missed your trash or recycle driver this week, please remember that regular weekly trash and recycling can be disposed of free of charge at our Transfer Station with proof of residency.
Department of Public Works (DPW): 1670 Flat River Road, Coventry. Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Contact & to make an appointment: 822-9110, option 5; Coventry DPW's website; DPW’s Facebook page; DPW'sTwitter page; DPW's YouTube channel
Appliances (w/ Freon): $10 to have picked up curbside, or to drop off at Transfer Station. You must pay by cash at the DPW office for either option.
Auto Batteries: Drop off at Transfer Station.
Bulky Rigid Plastic: Drop off at Transfer Station as part of the $20 Dump Pass.
Bulky Waste: free pickup curbside by calling the DPW for an appointment. OR drop off at Transfer Station as part of the $20 Dump Pass. No cement, bricks, rocks, stone or roofing material. Limited fencing accepted.
Cardboard: All flattened cardboard must fit inside of the recycling cart, with the lid closed. Or drop off at Transfer Station at no charge.
Carpeting/Rugs: free pickup curbside by calling the DPW for an appointment; must be rolled and tied, and not longer than 4 feet in length. OR drop off at Transfer Station as part of the $20 Dump Pass.
Christmas Trees: Place live trees curbside on your regular collection day during the month of January, or drop off at Transfer Station. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and lights.
Clothing/Textiles: Picked up curbside through Simple Recycling in the pink bags provided. Place the Simple Recycling pink bags next to your recycling cart on your regular collection day. Or drop off at Transfer Station or at the clothing box across the street at the School Administration building, or visit the other clothing collection containers around Town.
Construction & Demolition Debris: Drop off at Transfer Station as part of the $20 Dump Pass. No cement, bricks, rocks, stone or roofing material. Limited fencing accepted.
Cooking Oil: Collected during special events, call DPW for more information.
E-waste: Drop off at Transfer Station. Items accepted include televisions, computer monitors, computers, laptops and tablets ONLY.
NOTE: This is a state electronic waste collection site, which means any RI resident can recycle the above items here.
Extra Recycling: Drop off at Transfer Station at no charge.
Leaf & Yard Waste: Place curbside April to December on your regular collection day, or drop off at Transfer Station.
Mattresses & Box Springs: $10 per piece to have picked up curbside, or free to drop off at Transfer Station. Residents must purchase the collection sticker at the DPW office for $10, cash only, and will be given a disposal bag that is required when placing a mattress curbside. Non-recyclable mattresses and box springs such as those that are severely damaged, twisted, wet, frozen, soiled, or infested with bed bugs are accepted as trash for $70 each.
Motor Oil & Filters: Drop off at Transfer Station at no charge.
Paper for Shredding: Free paper shredding at periodic town events, typically held in April, call DPW for updates.
Shredded Paper: Drop off at Transfer Station at no charge. Shredded paper must be double bagged in clear plastic bags and securely tied, in order to be accepted.
Small Appliances (no Freon): Typically electric items with a cord, if made primarily out of metal, can be dropped off with scrap metal.
Tires: Drop off at the at the Transfer Station for a fee. Fees starts at $5 and vary in price depending on size.
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