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Clean City Program Recycling Drop-off Area/City Yard: 80 Halsey St., Newport.
Contact: For General Program Information, please call (401) 845-5613 (24/7). Or to reach program staff, call (401) 845-5617; Newport Clean City Program's website.

Self-service hours for certain items: Books, Clothing/Textiles, CardboardScrap Metal (small metal appliances), Mon.-Fri. 7am-3pm.

Items that require assistance: Motor Oil & Filters, Scrap Metal (larger items). Mon.-Fri. 7am – 3pm (Hours may vary, please call ahead to ensure staff is available to assist 401-845-5617). Check in at the Clean City Office, located in the front office at the Public Services Garage.

Newport Transfer Station (owned/operated by Waste Management): 65 Halsey St., Newport. Hours: Mon-Fri 8-11:45am, 12:30-3:15pm; Sat 8-11:45am. Newport residential property owners are allowed two (2) trips, up to 500lbs each, to Waste Management's Newport transfer station per fiscal year (July 1- June 30) at no charge. All Newport residents are able to use the transfer station based on the fees set by Waste Management. Residents must show government issued photo ID and proof of residency. Complete guidelines here.
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Appliances (white goods): These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $41.00 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to stoves, dishwashers, washers and dryers, etc. OR Drop off small metal appliances such as toaster ovens at the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service). OR drop off at the Transfer Station, fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Appliances (w/ Freon): These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $41.00 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to refrigerators and air conditioners, etc. OR bring to the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Asphalt, Brick, Concrete: These items are not acceptable to throw away in your regular trash, but residents may contact the following construction companies, which may take these materials for free: Mello (847-3377), J.A.M. (847-7163), or Peckham Brothers (846-0274).

Books and Media: Drop off in the Discover Book donation bins at the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service) and the Newport Public Library (300 Spring St.). This includes books and commercially recorded media such as CDs, DVDs, records and books on CD.

Bulky Rigid Plastic: Drop off at the annual recycling event to be recycled. These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. OR bring to the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Bulky Waste: These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to couches, upholstered furniture, wooden furniture, etc. OR bring to the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Cardboard: All flattened cardboard must fit inside of the recycling cart, with the lid closed. For cardboard that does not fit, bring to the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service). Or, bring to the Transfer Station with a government issued photo ID and proof of residency - see complete guidelines.

Carpeting/Rugs: These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. OR bring to the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Christmas Trees: Picked up curbside during one week in January. Visit website for schedule.

Clothing/Textiles: Drop off at the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service) to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of RI donation bin, or the bin at the Edward King House (35 King St.).

Construction & Demolition Debris: Drop off at the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Extra Recycling: Drop off at the Transfer Station with a government issued photo ID and proof of residency - see complete guidelines. For Cardboard ONLY, drop off at the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service).

E-waste: These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to TVs and computers, etc. Or, free e-waste recycling is typically offered at the annual recycling event, check with the Clean City Program for updates.

Furniture: These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to couches, upholstered furniture, wooden furniture, etc. OR bring to the Transfer Station. Fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Leaf & Yard Waste: Yard Waste collection is offered for one week in January (with Christmas tree pickup), one week in mid-March, four weeks in April, every other week through the spring and summer, and for three weeks in November and one week in December. Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass, herbaceous material, brush, and branches up to 3 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter. Yard waste can be set out in brown paper leaf bags or loose in barrels up to 32-gallons in size. As of November 2014, barrels no longer need to be labeled "yard waste." Twigs & branches can be bundled with twine into reasonably sized bundles if they do not fit into bags or barrels. Yard waste must be free of litter and will not be collected in plastic bags. Soil is not considered yard waste and will not be collected. There is a limit of 20 bags of yard waste per collection. OR bring it to the Transfer Station, fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

Mattresses: Drop off at the Transfer Station for recycling if clean, dry and free of living organisms, free of charge. These items are also picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. Unacceptable items may be picked up curbside twice per month or brought to the Transfer Station, fees apply.

Motor Oil & Filters: Drop off at the Recycling Drop-off Area (this item requires assistance).

Paper for Shredding: Check for special events on our City of Newport Trash and Recycling page. Many local organizations and business also sponsor free events during the year, check with the Clean City Program for updates.

Scrap Metal: For small metal appliances, drop off at the Recycling Drop-off Area (self-service). For larger items, drop off at the Recycling Drop-off Area (this item requires assistance). These items are picked up curbside on the first and third Thursday of the month for a fee of $31.50 by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. These items include but are not limited to larger scrap metal items such as grills. OR drop off at the Transfer Station, fees may apply if the residential property owner is not present with the load - see complete guidelines.

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 Transfer Station for a fee of $10 each (not included in the two free trips).



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