Friday, April 26, 2013
Bring scrap metal, electronic waste, rigid plastic, bicycles and more on Saturday to Easton's Beach parking lot
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program is hosting Spring Recycling Day this Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Easton’s Beach east parking lot. Any area resident will be able to recycle a wide variety of items, as well as purchase compost bins. There will be no entry into the event until its start time of 9am. Absolutely no hazardous waste will be accepted. This event will accept the following items for recycling. Please visit http://www.cityofnewport.com/cleancity or call 845-5613 for a detailed list of items accepted along with rules and guidelines. All vendors listed will take items on a first come, first served basis: This event is NOT the Eco Depot collection for hazardous waste, therefore, items …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Spring Recycling Day will be held in the Easton's Beach parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Brought to you for the second year by the Newport Energy & Environment Commission and the City of Newport’s Clean City Program
Saturday, March 9
The Newport Energy and Environment Commission, the City of Newport Department of Public Services' Clean City Program, the Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, RIRRC and the Met School Green Team are once again teaming up to bring recycling to the upcoming 57th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m. Plastic bottles, aluminum cans, glass bottles and paper can be deposited in the recycling containers that will be coupled with existing trash barrels all along the parade route. The recyclables will be collected Sunday morning and the total weight of recyclable materials will be credited by the RIRRC to Newport’s recycling totals, resulting in a financial rebate to the city. To increase the benefit to our …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
This will allow trucks to collect material before the snow impacts collection.
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to alert Newport residents that the city’s contracted hauler, Waste Management, will be starting the trash and recycling routes an hour early on Friday at 6 a.m. to ensure that routes are able to be completed in a timely manner before the snow storm impacts collection. Residents that have Friday collection day should put their trash out after 7 p.m. on Thursday or by 5:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Please remove your trash barrels and recycling bins as soon as possible after collection to ensure that the snow plows can come through safely. Any change or delay in collection will be posted on the city’s website at www.cityofnewport.com, or you may call the Clean City …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Clean City Program will be collecting Christmas trees and yard waste next week.
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to remind residents that Christmas trees and yard waste will be collected curbside during the week of January 14 on residents’ regularly scheduled collection day. Christmas trees are mulched and composted, so please do not put the tree in a plastic bag and remember to remove all ornaments, tinsel, garland and lights. Yard waste will also be collected during the week of January 14 along with Christmas trees. Residents should plan accordingly, as the next yard waste collection after the January collection will be the week of March 18. Yard waste must be free of litter and set out in brown paper leaf bags or loose in barrels labeled “yard waste”. Free “Yard Waste Only” …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Program helps residents recycle extra paper and cardboard from the holidays.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to encourage residents to participate in the Maximum Holiday Recycling program, a recycling program that allows residents to easily recycle extra recyclables from holiday gifts. The Maximum Holiday Recycling Program allows residents to use any reusable container up to 32 gallons or a paper yard waste bag to recycle additional items. Residents are also encouraged to re-use items if possible before recycling them. Reusable containers or paper yard waste bags filled with recyclables should be placed next to your recycling bin and should be clearly marked “holiday recycling.” To help our recycling staff distinguish your trash from your recycling, you can separate your …
Monday, December 26, 2011
Recycle gift wrap, packaging and trees after the holiday.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Monday, December 26, 2011
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to encourage residents to participate in the Maximum Holiday Recycling program, a recycling program created to allow residents to easily recycle gift wrap and paper packaging from the holidays. The Maximum Holiday Recycling Program allows residents to use a paper yard waste bag to recycle extra paper generated by the holidays such as gift wrap, gift boxes, gift bags, tissue paper and cardboard. Paper yard waste bags filled with paper should be placed next to your green recycling bin and should be clearly marked “Paper recycling.” Residents are also encouraged to re-use items if possible. Residents can put out extra paper recycling in a yard waste bag for the first …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Fall Recycling day will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 9 am.
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like invite Newport and other area residents to stop by the Clean City Program’s Fall Recycling Day, held on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 am until 1 pm in the Easton’s Beach east parking lot. There, residents will be able to recycle a wide variety of items, as well as purchase new recycling bins and compost bins. There will be no entry into the event until its start time of 9 am. Absolutely no hazardous waste will be accepted. This event is sponsored by the City of Newport’s Clean City Program, Waste Management, The East Bay Met School, the Newport Energy & Environment Commission and Boy Scouts of America, Troop 3, Newport. This event is also part of Keep America Beautiful’s …
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program announced the placement of 25 BigBelly solar-powered trash compactors in downtown Newport.
Mayor Stephen C. Waluk and the Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program announced the placement of 25 BigBelly solar-powered trash compactors in downtown Newport. Mayor Waluk will unveil the BigBelly compactor located at the Armory, 365 Thames Street, on Friday, September 2 at 9:30 am. The BigBelly compactors have the same footprint as the current black metal trash barrels around the city but can hold five times more trash, reducing collection requirements by up to 80 percent. An electric eye inside detects the level of trash and triggers compactions as needed. “The BigBelly launch in Newport is a triumph in our mission to be a greener city,” said Mayor Stephen C. Waluk. “The City will not have any added costs, but we will …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Newport's Clean City program announced trash pickup will be treated like a Monday holiday due to Hurricane Irene.
The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to alert Newport residents that there will be no trash collection on Monday, Aug. 29 due to the forecasted path of Hurricane Irene. All trash, recycling and yard waste collection routes will be delayed by one day during the week of Aug. 29. Monday’s collections will take place on Tuesday, and so forth throughout the week, as if there was a Monday holiday. For more information about the City of Newport residential solid waste and recycling collection program, contact the Clean City Program at 845-5613 or visit www.cityofnewport.com/cleancity.