Solid Waste

Mark Dennen, Supervisor

235 Promenade Street

Providence, RI 02908-5767

(401) 222-2797

fax 222-3812

Complaints regarding illegal disposal or mismanagement of solid waste should be reported to the Office of Compliance and Inspection at 401-222-1360.

Questions or complaints about permitted Solid Waste Management Facilities should be directed to the Office of Waste Management at 401-222-2797.

Solid Waste Regulations

Solid Waste Topics


DEM does not require companies to obtain a license to haul solid waste. Please visit the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation's website for a list of solid waste transporters.

DEM does require transporters of hazardous, medical and septage waste to be licensed view the list on the Permitted transporter information page

Additional Resources