East Providence News

8/29/2011 - What to do with storm related debris?
City of East Providence
Department of Public Works
Recycling Division


Date: August 29, 2011

From: Steve Mutter
Recycling Coordinator

Re: Storm Debris Collection

All residential storm related debris must be placed at the curb for collection. Branches, limbs and other tree related material larger than 2” in diameter and manageable in length are not required to be cut or placed in bags or reusable containers. All material less than 2” in diameter must be placed in paper bags or reusable containers for regularly scheduled collection.

Residents may also drop off storm related tree debris at the following locations:
Agawam Field parking lot
Kent Heights Playground parking lot
Providence Avenue Playground parking lot

Jack Walsh, General Manager of Pond View Recycling has announced that East Providence residents may bring any storm related branches or brush to the facility on Dexter Road at no charge during the next two weeks. For more information please call 438.3000.

For further information regarding municipal collection, please contact the recycling office at 435.7710 or 435.7711.