See the Great Outdoors
Playing, visiting and enjoying being outside is the first step to build love of nature and our environment.
While doing this, if you see something awe-inspiring, take an image and share on our KBVB facebook page. We want to see it too.
Get Rid of Plastic Bottles for Good
For those who know me, know this is something I hope everyone will do. No more plastic water bottles--please.
And to scare you into making this change, did you realize plastic water bottles have 3 times more microplastics in them than if you used tap water? I learned this information at the URI Microplastic Conference in October from our scientists.
Spare the Air -- Minimize Using Your Car
Walk, ride your bike, or take the train, or carpool when possible.
We have the awesome Blackstone River Bikeway with on-road & off-road connections that can take you from North Smithfield to India Point in Providence, and then connects to the East Bay Bike Path.
And coming soon is the new train station in Pawtucket - Central Falls offering service into Boston & Providence.
No Plastic Bags / Wrap in Curbside Recycling
Let's get this right in 2023. KBVB America Recycles Day Message
Reduce Your Trash Amounts
Recycling will greatly help. Or start a compost pile. And of course take advantage of the many RI diversion programs that are offered. We can divert clothing, e-waste, household hazardous waste, yard waste and more. See the listing below. You will see your weekly trash amounts significantly shrink.
Questions? Give a call 401-724-2200 or visit Divert Waste in RI.