Mayor Hopkins Announces 2024 Yard Waste Pick Up Begins April 8th

March 28, 2024

Mayor Ken Hopkins announces that starting April 8th, and lasting into mid-December, 2024, Yard Waste may be picked up separately from other trash on regular collection days. Residents may call 401-780-3174 with questions.

What is Yard Waste?

Yard Waste is organic material such as, but not limited to, leaves, grass clippings, hedge clippings, brush and branches and other small vegetative material that may be naturally biodegradable. In the case of tree branches and shrubs, the length of these items shall not be more than four feet.

What kind of container is acceptable?

 Yard Waste must be placed in brown paper bags (no plastic bags) or corrugated boxes marked "Yard Waste" or barrels marked "Yard Waste." Branches must be bundled and no longer than 4-feet long and placed on the curb no later than 6:15 am on your collection day, but not before noon the day before.