Curbside Refuse

The City of Cranston provides curbside Refuse and Recycling collection to its residents in one, two, three and four-family dwellings. Pickup occurs once per week, and residents should have their refuse, recyclables and yard waste on the curb no later than 6:15 am on collection day, but not before noon the day before.

The City uses an Automated Collection system using City provided specially marked roll out carts. Waste Management will only pick up rubbish and trash placed in the grey and blue carts. See sub-pages directory for discussion of Other Trash Items, hazardous waste, white goods and yard waste.

For General questions concerning refuse pickup, including what day is your trash collection day, contact Public Works at 401-780-3174 or 401-780-3175.

For collection schedules and other information, please see the Sub-Pages on this site.

For scheduling of pickup of Bulky Waste or Mattresses, please contact Waste Management of RI, at 1-800-972-4545.

For issues concerning the carts, including broken wheels or lids, please contact Waste Management of RI, at 1-800-972-4545 for scheduling repairs.