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These items have a West Warwick-specific instruction:


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Questions on the West Warwick-specific information? 

Department of Public Works (DPW): 10 Junior Street (behind Horgan School). Mon.-Fri, 7AM - 2:30PM  Contact: DPW at 822-9225 or visit their website

Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator (in DPW): Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7am-12pm.
Contact: Recycling Coordinator at 615-3106.

Stickers for Appliance Pick-up: obtained at DPW (address above), or at the Office of the Tax Collector, 1170 Main St. West Warwick.
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Appliances (large/white goods): Picked up curbside, Premium Service for a fee of $25. Includes items such as stoves, washing machines, dryers, hot water heaters, dishwashers, etc. Residents must purchase a sticker ahead of time at the Dept. of Public Works or Tax Collector. No item will be picked up unless a sticker is attached. After a sticker is purchased, call DPW for an appointment. You can also mail in a payment for a white goods sticker to the DPW, just be sure to include a self addressed stamped envelope. OR drop off at DPW for a free, but you must check in with the DPW office first.

Appliances (w/ Freon): Picked up curbside, for a fee of $25. Includes items such as refrigerators, air conditioners and other items that contain Freon. Residents must purchase a sticker ahead of time at the DPW or Tax Collector. No item will be picked up unless a sticker is attached. After a sticker is purchased, call DPW for an appointment.You can also mail in a payment for a white goods sticker to the DPW, just be sure to include a self addressed stamped envelope. OR drop off at DPW for a fee of $25. Please check in with the DPW office.

Bulky Rigid Plastic: Drop off at DPW, free of charge. Acceptable materials include: plastic containers and flower pots greater than 5 gallons, recycling bins and covers, carts and trash cans, laundry and waste paper baskets, plastic storage bins and large plastic trays, mil and soda crates, large PET water cooler bottles, lawn furniture such as tables and chairs, and plastic shelving. 

Bulky Waste: Picked up curbside, free of charge for the first four pickups, $25.00 for any additional pickups within the year. Includes items such as furniture, carpeting, lumber and items not able to fit into the assigned garbage bin. Lumber must be bundled and tied under 4ft. in length. Pickup is the first and third Saturday of every month. Must be scheduled with the Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator at least five days prior to pickup date.  Does NOT include construction debris or extra large trash hauls. Please do not place bulk items on curb until the day before the scheduled pick up.

Carpeting/Rugs: Must be scheduled as a bulky waste pickup. Carpets must be cut to 4-5 ft. lengths; rolled and tied.

Christmas Trees: Picked up curbside from January 1-31, free of charge.

Clothing/Textiles: Drop off at the Salvation Army, 269 Washington St.

E-waste: Drop off at the DPW. Residents can drop off their electronics during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm. Please stop into the office first! Acceptable materials include computers, laptops, servers, routers, televisions, monitors, flat screens, hard drives, mother boards, daughter boards, CD ROMS, inkjet printers, fax machines, typewriters, scanners, toner cartridges, cameras, calculators, cell phones, cordless phones, iPods, chargers, all types of cables and wires, stereos, CD/DVD players, console gaming systems, cassette players, remote controls, and small household appliances NOT INCLUDING glass accessories.

Extra Recycling: Drop off at DPW, for cardboard only.  Residents can drop off their cardboard during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30am until 2:30pm.  Please stop in the office first!

Furniture: Must be scheduled as a bulky waste pickup.

Leaf & Yard Waste: Picked up curbside, on Mondays (except for holidays), twice per month. During heavy seasons collections will continue into Tuesday and Wednesday or until completed. If your trash collection is either on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, your yard waste collection will be on the first and third week of every month. If your trash collection is either on a Thursday or a Friday, your yard waste collection will be on the second and fourth week of every month. All leaves, grass and other organic yard waste shall be placed in paper leaf bags, or 35-gallon trash barrels. Please no tape, staples or string. Limbs and branches need to be cut and tied in 3 ft lengths.  Residents may also drop off yard waste at the DPW during normal business hours. Please check in the office. NOTE: The sweeping or blowing of leaves and other yard waste into streets, sidewalks, or into town right of way is hereby prohibited.

Mattresses: Picked up curbside, Premium Service for a fee of $20. Residents must purchase a sticker ahead of time at the DPW or Tax Collector. No item will be picked up unless a sticker is attached. After a sticker is purchased, call DPW for an appointment. You can also mail in a payment for a sticker to the DPW, just be sure to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. OR drop off at DPW, free of charge. Please check in with the DPW office.

Motor Oil & Filters: Drop off at DPW, free of charge.

Paint: Drop off at DPW, free of charge.

Propane Tanks: Drop off at DPW, free of charge. They MUST be empty. 

Scrap Metal: Drop off at DPW, free of charge.

Tires: Drop off at DPW, free of charge.

 

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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.