Effective on April 2, 2007, the Town of West Warwick will be charging a fee for the disposal of mattresses and box springs.
The West Warwick Town Council, through Ordinance 2004-16, instituted the following fees:
Mattresses and Box Springs: $20.00 for pick up or FREE drop off: West Warwick Residents ONLY
Mattresses and Box springs MUST be bagged prior to pickup.
Town residents requesting the pick-up of these items must first purchase a sticker at the Department of Public Works. Please make cash or check payment with the office Secretary. All mattresses and box springs must now be bagged in order for pickup. Bags are also available for purchase at the DPW office for $4.00. No item will be picked up unless a sticker is attached and item is bagged and secured.
West Warwick residents also have the option of dropping off their mattress and box spring to the Dept. of Public Works yard for FREE as part of the RI Mattress Recycling Program, however they still must be bagged for drop off. LIMIT: three pieces per resident per day, or five per year.