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Curbside Recycling

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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.

Recycling Do's and Don'ts : Click on the below links to see what you can put in your Blue carts and what you cannot put in your Blue bins for Single Stream Curbside collection.

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The recycling program in RI is changing for the better!
Recycling is now easier and allows Rhode Island residents to recycle many more items. Visit Recycle Together RI Click Here
for more information or to download the pdf guidelines, or see below.

What Items Can Be Recycled? - Updated April 2015,

PLASTIC CONTAINERS
What to recycle: Click Here
to watch a video of acceptable plastic container items for curbside recycling.

GLASS CONTAINERS
What to recycle: Click Here to watch a video of acceptable glass containers items for curbside recycling.

PAPER & CARDBOARD
What to recycle: Click Here to watch a video of acceptable paper & cardboard items for curbside recycling.

METAL CANS & FOIL
What to recycle: Click Here to watch a video of acceptable metal cans & foil items for curbside recycling.

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PLASTIC BAGS AND FILMS: Click Here to watch a video for proper discarding of plastic bags and films.

HYBRIDS: Click Here to watch a video for proper discarding of Hybrids from residential homes.

TEXTILES: Click Here to watch a video for proper discarding of textiles from residential homes.

• Household hazardous waste, e.g. propane tanks, oil based paint, rechargeable batteries.
Bring these to an Eco-Depot collection Station

Books, Waste Oil, TVs, Electronics, and scrap metal can be recycled by being brought to the Public Works Garage at 929 Phenix Avenue between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:30 PM, Monday to Fridays. There is no charge or appointment needed to drop off the above items.

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