Successful 2016 Eco-Depot, Shredding & More Event!
Thanks to all residents as well As Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, ShredFast RI and Goodwill Industries for making our Spring Collection Event such a success. A total of 42.4 tons of materials were collected and diverted from going to the central landfill in Johnston!!
Household hazardous waste totaled 36, 277lbs, including 23lbs of mercury and 25lbs of sharps. We also collected 11,345lbs of paints, 21,000lbs of electronic waste, 4,620lbs of scrap metal, 2,485lbs of clothing and household items, and shredded 9,121lbs of paper!
If you missed our collection event, the next Eco-Depot in our area will be held on June 25th from 8am – 1pm at the South Kingstown Town Hall located at 180 High Street. Additional on this and other 2016 collection events can be found at www.EcoDepotri.org.
The Town of Narragansett will host our next Recycling Collection Event during our Gansett Days Celebration on Saturday, September 17th from 8am-12p in the West Lot of the Town Beach across from the South Pavilion. Hope to see you there!
Mark your calendars: The Town of Narragansett will host our next Eco-Depot & Recycling Collection Event on Saturday, May 6, 2016.