We’re here to help you find the Woonsocket trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
The City of Woonsocket is in Rhode Island with Framingham and Natick to the north, Pawtucket, Providence, and Cranston to the south, Brockton to the east, Attleboro and Taunton to the southeast.
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.
Woonsocket Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.woonsocketri.org/solid-waste-division
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- New Year’s Day
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Victory Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
When an observed holiday falls on your regular collection day, collections will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. For example, Thanksgiving Day falls on Thursday. Residences normally collected on Thursday will be collected on Friday.
Friday’s normal week collections will move to Saturday.
Woonsocket Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.woonsocketri.org/sites/g/files/vyhlif5231/f/uploads/white_goods_bulk_items_1.pdf
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- mattresses/box springs
The above items require a GREEN sticker. Each unit in the program is allowed one (1) ‘Bulk Item’ per month. After obtaining a GREEN sticker, the resident/property owner must contact Waste Management (telephone number 1-800-972-4545) to schedule an appointment for the pick up of the item.
Stickers can be obtained at City Hall in the Public Works Department, Monday through
Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Proper identification and proof of residency/ownership is
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- hazardous waste
- construction material
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 Woonsocket 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.woonsocketri.org/solid-waste-department/files/2021-trash-recycling-calendar
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Woonsocket?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.woonsocketri.org/sites/g/files/vyhlif5231/f/uploads/white_goods_bulk_items_1.pdf
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.woonsocketri.org/solid-waste-division
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
Trash and recycling carts must not be placed on the street more than one day before your set collection day. Carts must not be stored within the public right of way (this includes the sidewalk area).
How can I contact the Woonsocket Public Works Department?
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Did we miss anything?
Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Woonsocket trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.