Rhode Island’s Disposal Solution
Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. The service is available by appointment only. For a list of collection dates and other pertinent information, including the types of waste Eco-Depot accepts, please click on the documents to the left.
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
The Blackstone River Watershed Council / Friends of the Blackstone along with the Town of Cumberland will hold an Earth Day Clean Up at Heritage Park and Bike Path.
Date and time: May 3, 2014 from 9am to 2pm.
Location: Knights of Columbus, 22 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI 02864 (registration begins at 9am)
For more information call the Town of Cumberland.
Thanks to Churrascaria Marques – Grill and Restaurant; Mill Street Pizza and Breakfast; Knights of Columbus, ACE Hardware and the Narragansett Bay Commission.
Come out and greet the three paddlers who are making an attempt to paddle across Rhode Island this summer. On Sunday around 11am, this trio will pass the BRWC / FOB Environmental Center. Come out and cheer them on as they make this historic journey.
Member of the BRWC / FOB Board will be on-hand to talk to shoppers about the river, the watershed, access points, membership, getting volunteers to help with projects and programs for each organization. Joining our team will be members of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, the Burrillville Land Trust, and the Glocester Land Trust.
Each organization will be there to represent their own organization as well as talk about the Branch River and Blackstone River Watersheds. Eugenia Marks will conduct a questionnaire about the river. Come join us.
The Blackstone River Watershed Council will be holding a used clothing & fundraiser drive. From Saturday August 16th through Sunday August 23rd. Youcan bring your gently used clothing along with, shoes, belts, hats, gloves, scarves, purses, all bedding, linens, towels, comforters, rugs, and stuffed animals to three different Savers stores. Just drive up to the door and be sure to tell them that you are donating for the Blackstone River Watershed Council. For every pound of these items donated Savers will pay us .20 cents a pound!
You may bring other items with you that day and donate them, but we will not get direct credit for any other items other than the ones listed above. The three Savers locations that are participating in our fundraising drive are the Providence Savers, 201 Branch Ave., the Woonsocket Savers, 1500 Diamond Hill Rd. and the North Attleboro, MA Savers at 1385 South Washington Street.
Savers Fundraiser Flyer Final 12 01 AM Check flyer for hours. Any questions, E-mail Judy Hadley at email@example.com or call: 401-724-5292. Thanks, and Happy Donating!
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