PRESS RELEASE

CITY OF WOONSOCKET

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

March 7, 2018

 

Trash and Recycling Collection Information

Relating To Snowstorm

 

There will be NO trash or recycling collection on Thursday March 8, 2018.

 

 

The collection schedule will be as follows:

 

Thursday’s route will be picked up on Friday

Friday’s route will be picked up on Saturday

 

We ask that all collection carts (City serviced and privately serviced) be brought back into the property and placed back out on the appropriate collection day.  There should be no carts out on the streets or sidewalks after Wednesday collection route is completed.

 

Please be patient as we attempt to collect all waste within a timely matter.

 

Questions can be directed to the Solid Waste Division at (401) 767-8880.

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Michael Debroisse

Superintendent of Solid Waste/Engineering

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