Questions on the North Providence-specific information?
Department of Public Works (DPW): 2 Mafalda St., North Providence. Mon.–Fri. 7:00am–3:30pm. North Providence's Recycling website
Appliances (large/white goods): Picked up curbside by calling DPW for pickup for a fee of $15 for a hot water heater or $20 each for a washer or dryer. Place white goods/appliances out for collection no earlier than 24 hours before the scheduled pick-up day.
Appliances (w/ Freon): Picked up curbside by calling DPW for pickup for a fee of $15 for an air conditioner or $20 for a refrigerator. Per state law, please remove all doors from refrigerators. Place white goods/appliances out for collection no earlier than 24 hours before the scheduled pick-up day.
Bulky Rigid Plastic: Picked up curbside, by calling the DPW for an appointment.
Bulky Waste: Free pickup curbside, by calling the DPW for an appointment.
Clothing/Textiles: Drop off into Big Brothers Big Sisters of RI bins at the following locations: Greystone Elementary School, 100 Morgan Ave.; Ricci Middle School, 51 Intervale Ave.; Birchwood Middle School, 10 Birchwood Drive; North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd.; and Whelan Elementary, 1440 Mineral Spring Ave.
Cooking Oil: Drop off at DPW, free of charge.
E-waste: Drop off at the DPW. Includes electronics such as televisions, monitors, computers, computer equipment, cell phones, microwave ovens (must be clean), and more. Projection or console TVs are free to drop off, or there is a fee of $15 to be picked up curbside.
Furniture: Free pickup curbside on Wednesday, limit of one item per week, by appointment, by calling the DPW. Sofa beds should have the metal removed.
Leaf & Yard Waste: Picked up curbside on your regular collection day per the posted schedule, typically January-April as needed by DPW, and weekly April 1 to December 15 by the town's hauler, MTG Disposal. Residential yard waste shall be defined as organic material such as but not limited to leaves, grass cuttings, shrubbery, brush and branches 6 inches in diameter or less or other material that may be naturally biodegradable. Yard waste must be placed in acceptable biodegradable paper bags from January-April. Barrels are acceptable April-December but must be left uncovered. Branches, brush and clean wood must be called into DPW for an appointment. Clean wood must be free of nails. Limit of 8 bags/barrels/bundles per week.
Mattresses & Box Springs: Picked up curbside, by appointment, by calling the DPW, for a fee of $15 each. Residents must pay the $15 fee ahead of time in person, by check or money order payable to the Town of North Providence.
Motor Oil & Filters: Drop off at DPW.
Propane Tanks: Drop off at DPW. The valve must be removed prior to drop off.
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.