Trash & Recycling

Residents of South Kingstown have the option of contracting with a private hauler or taking their trash and recyclables to the Rose Hill Recycling-Transfer Station (RHRTS) located at 163 Rose Hill Road, Peace Dale, RI  02883.
  1. Resident Information

    Get helpful information for Town residents regarding trash and recycling.

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  2. Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station (RHRTS)

    Get information about the RHRTS.

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  3. Trash & Recyclables Hauler Information

    All waste haulers providing trash service to residential and/or commercial customers in South Kingstown must also provide recyclables service, and must be approved and licensed by the Town.

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  1. Resident Information

    Get helpful information for Town residents regarding trash and recycling.

    1. How Do I Get Rid Of...

      Learn how to properly dispose of household trash, recyclables, bulky items, hazardous waste, electronic waste, and more.

    2. Licensed Waste Haulers (PDF)

      Download a list of private waste haulers licensed to operate within the Town.

    3. Schedule of Fees

      Find the fees associated with services provided through the Solid Waste Division.

    4. Green Tip of the Month

      Green Tip of the Month

    5. Shredded Paper Removed from Mixed Recycling

      RIRRC will no longer be accepting shredded paper in the mixed recycling program. Bagged shredded paper will be prohibited from your curbside recyclables and the Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station Residential Recycling Area. Residents may bring their shredded paper , secured in a bag, to the RIRRC's small vehicle area located at 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. In addition to the drop-off container, RI residents can attend shredding events, compost shreds in backyard compost bins or dispose of them in the regular trash.

  2. Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station (RHRTS)

    Get information about the RHRTS.

    1. Fee Schedule

      Review fees associated with services provided at the RHRTS.

    2. Frequently Asked Questions

      Find answers to questions commonly asked of the RHRTS.

    3. How Do I Get Rid Of...

      Learn how to properly dispose of household trash, recyclables, bulky items, hazardous waste, electronic waste, and more.

    4. RHRTS Brochure

      Find information on trash disposal and recycling at the Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station

    5. RHRTS Bag & Tag Program

      To encourage recycling, South Kingstown operates a "Bag and Tag" waste disposal system at the Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station (RHRTS).

    6. RHRTS Recycling

      All residents of South Kingstown are encouraged to recycle for free at the Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station.

    7. Rose Hill Book Exchange

      The Rose Hill Book Exchange is for the enjoyment of South Kingstown and Narragansett residents. It offers an opportunity to “recycle through exchange” books that may be of interest to others.

    8. Transfer Station Delays

      Beginning May 1st, Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station users may experience delays as the main building will undergo major construction. Delays can be expected through mid-June. We appreciate your patience as we make these essential improvements.

  3. Trash & Recyclables Hauler Information

    All waste haulers providing trash service to residential and/or commercial customers in South Kingstown must also provide recyclables service, and must be approved and licensed by the Town.