Christmas Trees Collection:
Collected separately on your regular trash day for the first two weeks in January. Trees must be free of decoration including tinsel, garland, tree stand or other non-recyclable ornamentation. Please, no plastic tree bags.
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal:
Hazardous Waste will NOT be picked up as part of your curbside Refuse/Recycling collection. You should contact Rhode Island Resource Recovery Program's Eco-Depot at 942-1430 x 241. For example: expired gas grill tanks, paints, pesticides, etc.
Must be brought to the dumpster at the Highway Department which is located at 929 Phenix Avenue between 7:00 am and 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Tires will no longer be collected with your regular trash. There is no fee for this service.
Televisions / Computer Monitors, CPU's, Laptops and Components:
Televisions and E-Waste may be dropped off at the Public Works Garage on Phenix Avenue. The City maintains a storage container to drop this waste off on a self-serve basis. The container is located at the rear of the property, between the two buildings as you enter the complex off Phenix Avenue.
The hours for drop-off will be from 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday. TV?s and E-Waste which consist of computers, monitors, and printers will be accepted. There is no fee for this service.
Mattress Disposal Information for City of Cranston Residents: Effective 5/12/2016:
EFFECTIVE 5/12/2016 Cranston Residents now have 3 different options to dispose of mattresses:
There is a Mattress Recycler in Rhode Island that accepts mattresses at no charge from R.I. Residents. Please call the phone number listed below to find out if an appointment is needed before going.
Ace Mattress Recycling 14 Clyde Street West Warwick R.I.
Phone number: 615-9619
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturdays - 10 a.m. - NOON
By appointment only, Cranston Residents can bring mattresses to the Public Works Garage located at 929 Phenix Ave. To schedule an appointment you must call 780-3174 prior to bringing any mattresses for disposal. The disposal of mattresses will only be scheduled for Thursdays, between the hours of 7:30 A.M -11:30 A.M. This is a free drop off and residents must be able to place the mattresses in the designated Pod in the assigned area. This option is limited to 4 mattresses/box spring per drop off, twice a year.
Cranston residents can call Waste Management for Premium Curbside Service at 1-800-972-4545 to schedule an appointment. There is a $25.00 charge per mattress/box spring for curbside service.
Please click on the following link to see what are acceptable and not acceptable mattress conditions for the 3 above mattress disposal options.
Disposal of Bulky Waste (defined as any object that will not fit into a roll out cart) is the responsibility of the property owner. You may arrange for pick up by calling Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545. There will be a fee of $18 per item.
Automobile Waste Oil:
Automobile waste oil may be brought to the Oil Igloo located at the Walter Cornell Municipal Complex (Highway Garage), 929 Phenix Avenue between 7:00 am and 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday. There is no fee for this service.
The Highway garage is open from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Friday.