Trash & Recycling
Welcome to the Town of North Smithfield
Refuse & Recycling Department
767-2200 ext. 345
281 Quaker Highway
North Smithfield, R.I. 02896
Monday - Friday 7:00 am. - 3:00 pm.
Summer hours: Saturday 9 am - 3pm.
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* Town of North Smithfield Trash & Recycling Program Details.
Each town can have different programs for their trash & recycling collection. Click below to understand our community's program.
NS Program Guidelines
* Why should I recycle?
RECYCLING saves your tax dollars, saves precious space in our state landfill, and is good to our environment all at the same time.
What goes in the Recycle Bin?
Recycle bins are available at the Town Hall located at 1 Main Street and at the Highway Garage. New residents will receive their first bin free. Replacement or additional bins are just $5.
* Use community Drop-Offs for more recycling!
Recycling does not have to stop with just using the curbside collection. See what items are accepted at our highway garage and in our town. Click below.
Recycling Accepted at our Highway Garage
Recycling Beyond the Bin - Using Community Drop-Offs
NEW location for Stryofoam Drop -
KWD has moved to 660 Douglas Road, Uxbridge MA. There is a drop-off area residents can bring bagged styrofoam anytime. Click here to get specific directions and accepted items.
Information & Directions to Styrofoam Drop
* How do I dispose of other items ?
Not sure how to dispose of a mattress, construction debris or other items? Click below to learn how to correctly dispose of many items. If you do not see what you need, just give a call.
How Do I Dispose
* How much trash are you throwing away each week?
See if there is more you can do to reduce this amount.
Ways to Reduce Your Weekly Trash Amounts
*Hosting an Event in NS?
Let's make sure all happenings in NS recycle and protect our environment. It easy. Call so we can see how we can turn your event "green".
* Moving Out or Into North Smithfield?
Moving into our town - see the information below to understand our trash program.
Moving out or cleaning out ? Plan ahead and understand what the town will colllect when you have a larger than normal amount of trash or recycling.
Moving Out or Into NS
* What to do with Hazardous Waste.
Keep Hazadous Waste out of our trash and environment. With all the FREE Eco- Depot collections sponsored yearly, it is easy to do. Click below to see the complete list of collection dates.
North Smithfield is hosting an Eco- Depot collection on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Start saving hazardous items and take advantage of this event right in our town.
2014 Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule
What items are considered hazardous? The list can surprise you. Click below for a complete list of items that are considered hazardous and to learn about the Eco- Depot collections.
Hazardous Waste Information Brochure
* Holiday Collection Schedule.
Trash or recycling will NOT be collected on trash holidays. Collections will be postponed one day. Below is the list of holidays effecting trash collection.
2014 Trash Holidays
* Other questions ??
They might be answered below, but if not just call.
Frequently Asked Questions
Trash or Recycling misses? Contact Waste Haulers directly @ 943-6503.