Bristol will be picking up yard waste by appointment only on Thursday, December 24th, 2020, and Thursday, December 30th due to the Christmas and New Year holidays. Calls must be made to schedule appointments by 3:30PM the Wednesday before the 24th and 30th. On January 8th, the Town of Bristol will resume appointments on Fridays….
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 401-253-8877.
Yard waste can be brought to the Compost Facility at the landfill at no cost to residents, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Yard waste bags may be purchased at Water Pollution Control or DPW.
Cost: $22.00 per bundle of 50
Additionally, the Compost Department provides free compost for residents that can be used on lawns or gardens. There are two kinds of compost available:
- Biosolids compost created from a combination of the by-product of the treatment plant (sludge) and yard waste
- Mulch created exclusively from yard waste
Both of these products meet the Rhode Island Department of Health Rules and Regulations for Lead Poisoning Prevention requirements for posing no significant environmental lead exposure hazard and are considered to be lead-safe.
Address: 6 Minturn Farm Rd, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation:
Weekdays – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Saturday – 8:00AM-11:30AM
Sunday – Closed