Do I really HAVE to recycle?
Yes. Rhode Island General Law mandates recycling by all towns and cities in Rhode Island. To comply with the law, Narragansett’s new ordinance mandates the separation of recyclable materials from solid waste by all residents of the town, including those in single family and all types of multi-unit dwellings and complexes.

By ordinance, all residents, whether they use the transfer station or a commercial hauler, must separate recyclable materials from trash and recycle them. Residential non-compliance may result in fines.

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1. Do I really HAVE to recycle?
2. What items are recyclable?
3. Can I put plastic bags in my recycling bin?
4. Do I have to separate my recyclable items?
5. Where do I get recycling bins?
6. How do I know if my hauler is licensed by the town?
7. Where is the local transfer station?
8. How do I dispose of household hazardous waste – e.g. propane tanks, oil based paints, rechargable batteries, fluorescent light bulbs?
9. How can I recycle a computer or TV?
10. Why can’t I recycle cardboard boxes from 12-pack soda cans and other refrigerated and frozen food boxes – e.g. beer, butter, pizza, TV dinner, etc.?
11. Are pizza delivery boxes recyclable?
12. Can I recycle Styrofoam?
13. How can I recycle more on a daily basis?