The Town of Cumberland Public Works Department has scheduled an Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Drop-off Event on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Cumberland Monastery, which is located at 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Residents are advised that this is a drive-by drop-off event, and people are encouraged not to leave their vehicles. The workers from the electronics recycling company, Indie-Cycle, will off-load your vehicle or truck. Face coverings are also recommeded for this event.
E-Waste items accepted at NO charge include computers, laptops, monitors, routers, PDA’s, cell phones, mouses, keyboards, ink-jet printers, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players, radios, televions, network equipment, wires, stereos, speakers, telephones, cameras, microwaves, small household appliances. Anything with a wire. Also accepted are auto/marine batteries and battery back-ups.
There will be a $10 disposal fee for each laser-jet printer, air conditioner, dehumidifier, and other coolant-containing devices. The disposal fee also applies to the large wooden-boxed speakers, and a $5 disposal fee is charged for smaller speakers. Items NOT accepted include light bulbs, single-use household batteries, fire/carbon monoxide detectors, tapes/disks, glass, styrofoam, broken TV tubes, or any hazardous material.
Residents are advised that this is NOT a hazardous material disposal event. The E-Waste event is for the drop-off of electronic waste only. Information regarding the scheduling of hazardous material disposal events in other nearby communities can be found on the website of the RI Resource Recovery Corporation at www.rirrc.org.
Information regarding this E-Waste event is also available on the Town website at www.cumberlandri.org and at www.indiecycle.com. Anyone having any further questions regarding this event can contact the Trash & Recycling Department at 728-2400 Ext. 155.