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Highway Garage/Department of Public Works/Recycling Office: 281 Quaker Highway, North Smithfield. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00am-3:00 pm, seasonally on Saturdays 9am-3pm. Residents are required to show ID.
Contact: Recycling at 767-2200 x 345; North Smithfield's Recycling website
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Appliances (large/white goods): Free curbside pickup on the first Saturday of the month. Make an appointment by calling Recycling to schedule a pick-up. Pick up service is for large metal items only. For smaller appliances, we ask residents to bring to our Highway Garage.   

Appliances (w/ Freon):  Free curbside pickup on the first Saturday of the month. Make an appointment by calling Recycling to schedule a pick-up. Pick up service is for large metal items only. For smaller appliances, we ask residents to bring to our Highway Garage.

Books: Drop off at North Smithfield Public Library drop-off bins at 20 Main Street, Slatersville.

Bulky Rigid Plastic: Drop off at the Highway Garage during business hours.. Items include: empty garbage cans, recycling bins, lawn furniture, milk crates, plastic toys, pet carriers, plastic pallets, coolers, flower pots. All containers must be empty. PVC pipe, vinyl siding, garden hoses or plastic film are not accepted.

Bulky Waste: Picked up curbside but limited to one (1) accepted item per week. This collection is for couches, chairs etc. and must be allowed in our trash collection. It does not include metal or rigid plastic items, hazardous waste, construction debris or mattresses. Please be mindful of weather. Bulky items that are soaking wet or covered with rain or snow will be too heavy for our hauling crew to pick up.

Carpeting/Rugs:  Picked up curbside as a bulky item (limit 1 per week). Carpeting should be rolled and bundled in 3 foot lengths.  Wall to wall carpeting and padding are accepted, with a limit of 8-10 bundles per week.   

Christmas Trees: Drop-off only at the Highway Garage between Dec. 26 and Feb. 1. Real trees and wreaths free of tinsel, ornaments, wire can be dropped off. Do not put in plastic bags.

Clothing/Textiles: Drop off in Kiducation bins located at the Highway Garage, Halliwell (358 Victory Hwy), North Smithfield Elementary School (2214 Providence Pike) and Pacheco Park (11 Main St.).

Furniture:  Picked up curbside as a bulky item (limit 1 per week). This collection is for couches, chairs etc. and must be allowed in our trash collection. It does not include metal or rigid plastic items, hazardous waste, construction debris or mattresses. Please be mindful of weather. Bulky items that are soaking wet or covered with rain or snow will be too heavy for our hauling crew to pick up.

Leaf & Yard Waste: Picked up curbside, weekly on regular trash day during Spring and Fall season. Spring season generally runs April 1 – June 1; Fall from Oct. 1 – Dec. 1, see town website for actual start dates. Yard waste must be in brown compostable leaf bags or cans clearly marked. Bags/cans are limited to 8 weekly. Yard waste is vegetation, grass, leaves, weeds and branches smaller than 3 feet in length and 2 inches in diameter. NO stones, dirt, or trash can be mixed in. OR Drop off at the Highway Garage during business hours.

Mattresses & Box Springs:  Picked up curbside on Mondays for a fee of $20 each. Appointments must be made by the Friday before by calling 401-615-9619. Mattresses must be dry to be collected. Or drop off at the Highway Garage, free of charge, if accepted in their recycling program during specified hours. Visit the town's website for more details.

Scrap Metal: Drop off at the Highway Garage during business hours.. Items include: microwaves, metal appliances, pots & pans, bicycles, file cabinets, lamps, desks, metal rims, aluminum doors, old tools etc.


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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.