COVID-19 Information

Please note that the City of Newport has issued a State of Emergency to help more effectively address the threat presented by the COVID-19 virus. Residents, visitors, and business owners are advised that City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. For additional information, please be sure to visit the City's dedicated COVID-19 webpage by clicking here →
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Quick Contacts

Missed Trash or Recycling Pickup? 
Contact Waste Management at
(401)847-0230

For 24-hour information 401-845-5613.

Snow Delays - (401) 847-0230
Driver Safety Concerns - (401) 847-0230
Report Illegal Dumping - (401) 847-1306
Report Non-Compliance Violations - (401) 845-5451

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Quick Contacts

Missed Trash or Recycling Pickup? 
Contact Waste Management at
(401)847-0230

For 24-hour information 401-845-5613.

Snow Delays - (401) 847-0230
Driver Safety Concerns - (401) 847-0230
Report Illegal Dumping - (401) 847-1306
Report Non-Compliance Violations - (401) 845-5451

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Trash & Recycling


We oversee the collection and disposal of recyclables, trash, and leaf and yard waste throughout the City's residential neighborhoods. Our goal is to provide a clean and green Newport so that residents and visitors can enjoy its true beauty.


 

Coronavirus Pandemic Cancellations

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, and the extension of the Social Distancing Guidelines to May 8th by the Governor, the City of Newport has had to cancel all Earth Day 2020 events and the Spring Recycling Day scheduled for April 25, 2020. At this time, a reschedule date for the Spring Recycling Day is not available.
 
For questions about the proper disposal/recycling of items not accepted in the City-issued carts, please visit the RIRRC A-Z List: http://atoz.rirrc.org/.
 
Please also check
RIRRC Eco-Depot via their website (https://www.rirrc.org/recycling-composting-disposal/hazardous-waste/household-hazardous-waste) for the most up-to-date information on scheduled Eco-Depot Household Hazardous Waste Events.

 

Click Here for the 2020 Holiday and Yard Waste Calendar
Click Here for the FY2019-2020 Eco-Depot Schedule  |  Click here for the City's Trash Collection Routes


Clean City News

 

BULKY WASTE STICKER PROGRAM  
 
The Bulky Waste Sticker Program is still in effect at this time. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Hall is closed to the public. Bulky Waste Stickers are available for purchase by appointment only. You may make an appointment by calling the Tax Collector’s office directly at 401.845.5401. Checks should be made out to City of Newport.
 
Bulky Waste appointments for pickup can be scheduled with Waste Management for the first and third Thursdays of each month. The next available Bulky Waste pickup dates are Thursday, June 4th and Thursday, June 18th. Deadline to purchase stickers is the day before at noon in order to allow time for scheduling the pickup request.
 
Information on the Bulky Waste program can be found using link below. How many stickers an item requires is based on the item. Stickers are $15 each and must be purchased prior to making the appointment for pickup.
https://www.cityofnewport.com/CityOfNewport/media/City-Hall/Departments/Public-Services/Trash%20and%20Recycling/Documents/BulkWasteGuidelines21519.pdf
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INDEPENDENCE DAY, SATURDAY, JULY 4th
TRANSFER STATION CLOSED - NO COLLECTION DELAYS 
CITY OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 3rd

 
The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2020 for the Independence Day Holiday. Monday through Friday trash, recycling and yard waste collection services will NOT BE DELAYED. All City of Newport offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the holiday and staff will respond to any inquiries as soon as possible upon our return.


YARD WASTE COLLECTION

YARD WASTE COLLECTIONS will occur on the weeks of June 8th, June 22nd, July 6th and July 20thCollections occur on your normal scheduled collection day (except where noted one day delay for holiday) and are scheduled every other week from May through November. Waste Management will collect leaves, grass clippings and branches less than four inches in diameter (and no more than three feet in length) placed either in paper bags, tied in bundles or in 32 gallon garbage cans (no Yard Waste Only sticker needed). Any yard waste material left in plastic bags will be left behind on the curbside. Please see link for the 2020 Holiday and Yard Waste Calendar.

Click here to download a copy of the 2020 Yard Waste Calendar, or pick one up at City Hall. 

 

Yard Waste & Holiday Calendar

 Download the 2020 Trash Collection Calendar.

Green City Newport

We want to promote more than just a Clean City in Newport, but a Green City. Learn more about ways we can become a more sustainable city and a model for a more sustainable Rhode Island.

Special Events

Whether you're looking to dispose of electronic waste or interested in volunteering to help keep Newport litter-free, we're proud to host special events throughout the year designed to keep Newport Clean & Green. 

FAQs

Would you like to schedule a bulky waste pickup? Did you miss trash day? Wondering about how to dispose of hazardous or E-waste? You've got questions, we've got answers. 


Let's Talk Trash

Trash Route Map

What day is trash day? It depends on your street. Click above to find out, download yourself a copy, print, and keep it handy!

Bulky Waste Disposal

Do you have trash that won't fit in the cart? Request a bulky waste pickup

Clean City Cart Program

Learn about the do's and don'ts of Newport's Clean City cart program 

No Litter Here!

Don't trash Newport! We're working towards a litter free community

Single Use Plastic Bag Ban

Newport was one of the first communities in Rhode Island to ban the bag!

Transfer Station

The City's transfer station is open to the public. Learn more about using it here