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8/9/2016 - Eco-Depot 2016 August 20

August 20, 2016 

East Providence Hosts Eco-Depot Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Location:  Highway Garage, 60 Commercial Way 
8:00am to 1:00pm

Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. We all have hazardous waste lurking in our homes-oven cleaner, window cleaner, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover, oil based paint in rusty old paint cans. This free service is available by appointment only.

Most Common HHW

  • Oil-based paint (Note that latex and other water-based paints are not considered hazardous).
  • Rechargeable batteries (Note that single-use batteries are not considered hazardous.)
  • Mercury containing devices (thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent bulbs;).
  • Fertilizer and Pool Chemicals
  • Automotive Fluids 

To learn more or to make an Eco-Depot appointment call (401) 942-1430 x241 or visit http://rirrc.org/ecodepot.