Transfer Station: In the rear of 1670 Flat River Road (via the access road to the dog pound), Coventry. Transfer Station Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-12:00pm and 12:30pm-3:00pm. The Transfer Station is also open on Saturdays following an observed holiday from 7:30am-12:00pm (Observed holidays are Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Victory Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day).
Dump passes may be obtained at the DPW Office for $20.00, cash or check only and with proof of residency (see below for DPW Office hours). 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) Office: 1670 Flat River Road, Coventry. Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (please note that DPW Office hours differ from the Transfer Station hours)
Contact & to make an appointment: 401-822-9110 x1; 401-822-6244. Visit Coventry DPW's website and DPW’s Facebook page
Appliances (w/ Freon): $15 to have picked up curbside, or to drop off at the Transfer Station. You must pay by cash or check only at the DPW office for either option. Includes dehumidifiers.
Auto Batteries: Drop off at the Transfer Station.
Bulky Waste: free pickup curbside by calling the DPW for an appointment. OR drop off at the 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 the 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 the 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 the Transfer Station. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and lights.
Clothing/Textiles: Picked up curbside through Upcycle Collaborative in the green bags provided. Place the green Upcycle Collaborative bags on the curb, 4 feet away from your recycle cart on your regular collection day. Or drop off in the clothing bins located inside of the Transfer Station or any clothing collection bins located throughout the Town of Coventry.
Construction & Demolition Debris: Drop off at the Transfer Station as part of the $20 Dump Pass. The following items are not accepted: sheds, decks, sheet rock, asphalt, cement, bricks, rocks, stone or roofing material. Limited fencing accepted.
Cooking Oil: Drop off at the Transfer Station at no charge.
E-waste: Drop off at the Transfer Station (Coventry residents only). Items accepted include televisions, computer monitors, computers, laptops and tablets.
Extra Recycling: Drop off at the Transfer Station at no charge.
Leaf & Yard Waste: Place curbside on your regular collection day, typically picked up from April through December (weather permitting). Please call DPW for the exact start and end dates. Or drop off at the Transfer Station.
Mattresses & Box Springs: $10 per piece to have picked up curbside, or drop off at the Transfer Station, free of charge. Residents must purchase the collection sticker at the DPW office for $10, cash or check 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 the 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 the Transfer Station at no charge. Shredded paper must be in a clear plastic bag 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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