Providence Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Providence trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Providence is in Rhode Island with Boston to the north, Cranston and Newport to the south, Hartford to the west.

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 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.providenceri.gov/public-works/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

2023 HOLIDAY TRASH PICKUP SCHEDULE

  • Martin Luther King Day, Monday January 16, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, January 18, 2023
  • Presidents Day, Monday February 20, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, February 22, 2023
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, May 31, 2023
  • Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, July 5, 2023
  • Victory Day, Monday, August 8, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, August 9, 2023
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, September 6, 2023
  • Columbus Day, Monday, October 11, 2023- Collection on Tuesday, October 12, 2023
  • Veterans Day, Friday, November 10, 2023- Collection on Saturday, November 12, 2023
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 2023- Collection on Friday, November 25, 2023
  • Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, (Observed, Monday, December 26) 2023- Collection on Tuesday, December 27, 2023

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 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.providenceri.gov/public-works/bulky-items/?fbclid=IwAR3kBr58hgPRSQOZ2sMEPnG-Sa2ORD-Q2rYqJlozQsS28sl2YnlTPqomPC0

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

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

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

-No, tires and paint are considered to be hazardous waste. 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. For tire disposal, bring your tires to RI Resource Recovery’s small vehicle area. The disposal is $8 per tire.

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

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 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.providenceri.gov/public-works/can-put-recycling-barrel/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Providence?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.providenceri.gov/public-works/bulky-items/?fbclid=IwAR3kBr58hgPRSQOZ2sMEPnG-Sa2ORD-Q2rYqJlozQsS28sl2YnlTPqomPC0

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.providenceri.gov/public-works/

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

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