Getting in the Earth Day spirit? Channel your inner Captain Planet and participate in these neighborhood cleanup throughout the city this weekend.
The City of East Providence Department of Public Works, Refuse/Recycling Division, is sponsoring Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanups throughout the city during April, according to a press release from the department. Residents are urged to volunteer some of their time to assist in cleaning the waterfront, bike path, walking trail, or open spaces throughout the City.
This weekend's schedule:
- Narragansett Terrace Association (The Terrace)
Date: Saturday, April 21, at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain date is April 22.
Location: Beach and lots by jetty (the corner of Riverside and Sea View), beaches along Riverside Avenue on the Terrace and waterfronts along Terrace Avenue.
- Bold Point Cleanup
Date: Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to noon
Location: , East Bay Bike Path along Veterans Memorial Parkway.
- East Providence Conservation Commission
Date: Saturday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Hunts Mills Historic Area
- Ten Mile River Watershed
Date: Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Hunts Mills Trails
- Downtown Business Association
Date: Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Exit 4 ramp at the Welcome to East Providence sign on Taunton Avenue and area around .
- East Providence Land Conservation Trust
Date: Saturday, April 21, from 9 to 11 a.m. Rain date is Sunday, April 22.
Location: Bridgham Farm and surrounding areas; portion of Turner Loop Reservoir path (abutting Bridgham Farm along Route 152).
Contact: Peter Hanney at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sabin Point Park
Date: Sunday, April 22, at 7 a.m. until complete
Location: and its shore line
Contact: Freddy Rybka at 401-226-2754
Date: Sunday, April 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Church corner and cemetary across street.
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. will once again be waiving disposal (tipping) fees on solid waste for municipally organized groups involved in a cleanup effort in honor of Earth Day, from April 1, 2012 to May 1, 2012. These cleanups will collectively be eligible for a tip fee waiver of 10 tons, and these 10 tons will not count against the municipality’s Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) cap.