Resources to reduce, reuse, and recycle
Jamestown Transfer Station: Trash & Recycling
RI Resource Recovery Corporation offers lots of resources on a wide range of topics. Visit “Reducing and Reusing” to get tips to lessen what gets thrown away like getting things repaired, switching to reusables, preventing food waste, and reducing junk mail.
Start your own food-scrap collection business… on your bike?
Spotlight on Single-Use Plastic Bags
Jamestown was the fourth community in Rhode Island to ban single-use plastic bags. Clean Ocean Access helped the Town reach this goal. Continuing to work towards banning single-use plastics needs to continue if overall recycling of plastics is going to become more of a challenge. We also need to make personal choices that reduce plastics in our trash.