Saturday, December 10, 2022

Important Information concerning Residential Waste Removal

Important Information about Residential Waste Removal

 

Dear Hopkinton Residents,

We are pleased to announce a new collaboration between the Town of Hopkinton and the Town of Richmond with regard to residential waste disposal.  Please note that if you use a commercial waste hauler and pay for curbside pickup, this agreement does not affect you.

As many of you already know, the Town of Hopkinton has worked with the Town of Westerly for our residential waste services for many years have decided to no longer continue with this arrangement. The Town of Hopkinton, after much research, has decided that it is in the best financial interest of our residents to move away from the Westerly Transfer Station. We also want to note that if any residents feel so inclined, can elect to pay for day passes to continue disposing of their waste at the Westerly Transfer Station.

Effective July 1st, 2022, the Town of Richmond’s Town Hall will be giving out placards to Hopkinton residents at no annual cost to our residents (motor vehicle registration is required).

The first weekend, Saturday, July 2nd, and Sunday, July 3rd, the Town of Richmond will have someone posted at the Transfer Station to assist with the placard distribution during their regular business hours (8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M). Hopkinton residents are asked to bring their vehicle registration to receive the placard.

It should be noted that there is no annual fee for our residents to acquire a Richmond Transfer Station placard and all waste bags are accepted. The Richmond Transfer Station will be charging a tipping fee, based on the weight of the waste. Hopkinton residents are encouraged to visit their website for additional information regarding Richmond’s Transfer Station fees:

https://www.richmondri.com/147/Public-Works

We want to thank the Town of Richmond for collaborating with us and encourage our Hopkinton residents to call us with any questions regarding this new partnership!

Thank you all for your time.