Clean City



City of Newport Clean City

Click here to view the 2016 Yard Waste & Holiday Calendar

NEW CARTS ARE HERE! The City distributed a set of 65-gallon carts to each household during the month of October and cart-based collection started on November 3, 2014. Visit the New Collection Contract page for background on the new program and FAQs, and visit the Curbside Collection Program for complete program details.


This program allows residents to purchase at a several local retailers specially colored and marked 33 gallon plastic trash bags to supplement carts . Bags will be sold in rolls of 5 for $12. With overage items, residents are first asked to recycle and compost as much as possible before sending items to the landfill. Starting August 1st, bags can be purchased at:

Newport Hardware - 1 Casino Terrace

 7-Eleven – 95 Broadway

Cumberland Farms – 125 Broadway

One Stop Building Supply – 236 Connell Highway

Stop & Shop – 250 Bellevue Avenue

Stop & Shop – 199 Connell Highway

CVS Pharmacy #355 - 181 Bellevue Avenue

For more information about the over flow trash program and how to use the bags for curbside collection,see the Clean City News page.

 The Newport Department of Public Services' Clean City Program provides services for the curbside collection of residential refuse, yard waste and recycling, bulky waste by appointment through a contract with Waste Management, as well as litter management for areas with heavy pedestrian traffic and graffiti mitigation.

Looking for the 2015 Calendar? 

The 2015 calendar was included in the packet that was delivered with your carts. Download the full Newport Clean. Newport Green. brochure here (pdf).

The Clean City Program maintains approximately 225 litter barrels in the downtown business area and in the city's parks. Litter collection is provided by seasonal employees operating mechanical sidewalk sweepers.

Clean City Program Contact Information:

Newport Clean City Program
80 Halsey Street
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 845-5613

Clean City Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Waste Management: 401-847-0230 - call for missed pickups or to schedule a bulky item to be picked up.

Having problems with collection? Call (401) 845-5613.

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