TRASH DELAY & TRANSFER STATION CLOSURE DUE TO BLIZZARD
TUESDAY JANUARY 27TH AND WEDNESDAY JANUARY 28TH
Trash and recycling collection will be delayed by two days due to the impending blizzard. Tuesday's collection will be on Thursday, Wednesday's collection on Friday, Thursday's collection on Saturday and Friday's collection on Sunday. Anyone scheduled to have a bulky item picked up on Wednesday January 28th can put the item out for collection on Wednesday February 11th. If you have any questions, please contact the public works department at 508-336-7407.
Also, due to the blizzard the Transfer Station will be closed until further notice. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you.
CHRISTMAS TREE PICK-UP
Christmas trees will be picked up curbside on your regular trash collection day throughout the month of January.
ANNOUNCING CHANGES TO THE BULKY WASTE COLLECTION
Effective immediately Bulky Items (furniture, non-metal household items) will be collected on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, rather than weekly on your scheduled trash collection day. Stickers must be purchased by noon on the Tuesday prior to the collection date. Collection of appliances electronics, metal goods, tires and special items will remain the same and continue to be collected on the third Tuesday of each month. Stickers must be purchased by noon on the Friday prior to the collection date. Please contact the Department of Public Works at 508-336-7407 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a pick-up.
ANNOUNCING THE NEW AUTOMATED TRASH COLLECTION PROGRAM
The Town of Seekonk is proud to announce the new Automated Trash Collection System. Each residence participating in the Towns' trash program received two carts, one for Single Stream Recycling and the other for BLUE BAGS which residents MUST CONTINUE TO USE. It is IMPORTANT to note that all blue bags MUST BE TIED before placing them in the cart. Each residence was provided with a trash collection informational flyer with all of the necessary information.
We hope Seekonk residents will enjoy the ease and convenience of the new system. Any questions, please contact the Seekonk Department of Public Works at 508-336-7407.
WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY OLD RECYCLE BIN?
Once you receive your new carts, you can dispose of your old plastic trash and recycling bins by dropping them off at the Transfer Station located at 351 Fall River Avenue. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 to 12:30 for lunch) and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 8:00 a m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Transfer Station is open its regular hours for dropping off yard waste and recyclables. There is no fee or permit required to drop off yard waste at the Transfer Station, however, a valid photo ID with a Seekonk address must be presented, no exceptions will be made The Transfer Station is located at 351 Fall River Avenue behind the American Legion Hall. Regular operating hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed from noon-12:30 for lunch)
The second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 8:00 a.m. to noon
SPECIAL HOURS: The T.A.R.F. will be open special hours on Saturday during the months of October and November on a trial basis. The facility will be open every Saturday through the end of November from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ABSOLUTELY NO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE TRANSFER STATION!