East Providence News

1/21/2018 - Christmas Tree Recycling

 Date:          December 27, 2017


Contact: Donna McMahon, DPW Program Coordinator


E-mail:   dmcmahon@cityofeastprov.com


Department  Public Works – Recycling Division

Phone:   (401)435-7710      Fax:     (401)434-1725


For Immediate Release

Christmas Tree Recycling

Chip-A-Tree -2017-2018


The East Providence Department of Public Works and Parks Division will be collecting and chipping Christmas Trees for use as mulch for City projects.   


Drop off your tree Dec. 27th - Jan. 20th at the following locations:


Agawam Field ~  

Hull St. Playground  ~ Pierce Field  ~  Central Av Playground ~  Silver Spring Playground  ~  Kent Field ~  Riverside Rec Field  ~

  Grassy Plain Park  ~   Sabin Point  ~ Park Carousel Parking Lot


Curbside collection will be available January 8th - January 19th.

Please place trees at the curb on the same day as your Rubbish collection day for pickup.  Trees will not be collected with your rubbish, they will be collected separately the next day by city crews for chipping. 


Please remove all ornaments, lights & stands.


No wreaths, garland, roping, or artificial trees.


For more info call the Recycling Office at 435-7710.