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Providence Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Providence trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Providence is in Rhode Island with East Providence to the east, Pawtucket to the north, Cranston and Warwick to the south, and Taunton to the northeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Providence Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s trash collection schedule here.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Martin Luther King Day, Monday January 16, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, January 18, 2024
  • Presidents Day, Monday February 20, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, February 22, 2024
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, May 31, 2024
  • Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, July 5, 2024
  • Victory Day, Monday, August 8, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, August 9, 2024
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, September 6, 2024
  • Columbus Day, Monday, October 11, 2024- Collection on Tuesday, October 12, 2024
  • Veterans Day, Friday, November 10, 2024- Collection on Saturday, November 12, 2024
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 2024- Collection on Friday, November 25, 2024
  • Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, (Observed, Monday, December 26) 2024- Collection on Tuesday, December 27, 2024

If a holiday falls on your trash pick-up day, your trash will be picked up the very next day. All pickups for the rest of the week will also be one day later. (Friday’s pickup will be on Saturday).

Providence Trash Collection Map

Providence Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Waste Management services bulk item pickups for properties receiving residential service from the city on their regular trash day.

Please call Waste Management at 1(800)972-4545 more than 48 hours ahead of your trash day to schedule your pickup, and do not leave items at the curb until the night before trash day. Always ask for a confirmation number!

For additional support, please reach out to The Mayor’s Center for City Services at 401-421-2489 or simply dial 3-1-1.

Note: Mattresses must be called in to Waste Management at 1(800)972-4545.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture – tables, chairs, bureaus, bedside stands, shelves, and other common household furniture
  • Large appliances – refrigerators, stoves, washer-dryers, water heaters, and air conditioners.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous waste
  • Tires
    • For tire disposal, bring your tires to RI Resource Recovery’s small vehicle area. The disposal is $8 per tire.
  • Paint
    • To dispose of paint and other household chemicals, please contact the RI Resource Recovery Corporation to schedule an appointment for pick up at 942-1430.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Providence and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

More information about the city’s recycling program can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Providence?

Bulky item pick-up is limited to 3 items per week. This is a scheduled service; please call Waste Management at 800-972-4545 to schedule your Bulky Item Pick-up.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s collection schedule here.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Providence Public Works Department?

Address:
700 Allens Avenue
Providence RI 02905
Directions

Phone: 401-680-7500

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Providence trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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