City of East Providence
Department of Public Works
Date: April 18, 2012
Contact: Donna McMahon, Refuse/Recycling Contact
Re: Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanups
The City of East Providence Department of Public Works, Refuse/Recycling Division, is sponsoring Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanups throughout the city during April. Residents are urged to volunteer some of their time to assist in cleaning the waterfront, bike path, walking trail, or open spaces throughout the City.
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. will once again be waiving disposal (tipping) fees on solid waste for Municipally organized groups involved in a cleanup effort in honor of Earth Day, from April 1, 2012 to May 1, 2012. These cleanups will collectively be eligible for a tip fee waiver of 10 tons, and these 10 tons will not count against the municipality’s Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) cap.
Earth Day Cleanup Activities This Weekend!!
Narragansett Terrace Association (The Terrace)
April 21st 11am to 1pm ~ Rain Date April 22rd
Beach and lots by jetty (corner of Riverside and Sea View),
Beaches along Riverside Avenue on the Terrace and Waterfronts along Terrace Avenue.
Bold Point Cleanup
April 21st 9am to 12noon
Bold Point Park, East Bay bike path Along Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence Conservation Commission
April 21st 8:30am to 12:30pm
Hunts Mills Historic Area
Ten Mile River Watershed
April 1st. Ten Mile Greenway
April 21st 11am to 2pm
Hunts Mills Trails
Downtown Business Association
April 21st 9:00am to 12noon
Exit 4 Ramp ~ Welcome to East Prov. sign (Taunton Ave) and
area around the Avenue leading up to City Hall.
East Providence Land Conservation Trust
April 21, 2012 9:00am to 11:00am ~ Rain Date April 22nd
Bridgham Farm and surrounding areas; portion of Turner Loop Reservoir path
(abutting Bridgham Farm; along Rt 152)
Contact: Peter Hanney ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Sabin Point Park
April 22nd ~ 7:00 am until done!
Sabin Point Park & shore line
Contact: Freddy Rybka ~ 401-226-2754
April 22nd 10:30am to 1:00pm
Our corner plus across street at cemetery
Girl Scouts of EP Troop 505
May 19th ~ starting at Low tide….until one hour later.
Haines Park Water Front by docks /pier.
Thank you to the Volunteers who help with last weekends Earth Day Clean Ups!!
April 14th ~ 9:00am to Noon
East Bay Bike Path & Shore line
Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse & United Water
April 14th 10am to 12pm ~ Rain date April 21
Shore line between Sewer Treatment plant & Exxon/Mobel property line.