Recycle It Right During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but unfortunately generate a lot of trash.  Much of this waste can be recycled, composted or diverted keeping it from ending up in landfills. 

To help you learn more about Recycling Right During the Holidays, we have partnered with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery (RIRRC) team to provide you with some convenient tips, reference materials, and videos.

Mixed Recycling Guidelines - This is an excellent place to start learning about mixed recycling.  These are guidelines that can be used throughout the year, not just for the holiday season!

Trash Tutorial:  Recycle it right during the holidays - Review the four basic rules for recycling in your bin or cart, and see what holiday items follow or break those rules

Recycling Toy Packaging - Learn how to properly recycle toy "blister pack" containers, cardboard, and more.

Rhode Island Resource Recovery A-to-Z Search ToolThe RIRRC A-to-Z search tool is a great resource to use around the holidays!  Type an item into the A-Z search bar to review all possible options for its reuse, recycling, eligibility for special programs, or proper disposal. For example:


Recycling Right in RI


Reciclar Bien en RI: Instrucciones Completas