Open Days & Hours
RRIE is actively seeking volunteers to help on Open Days and to help stock and organize the warehouse.
if you are able to donate a little of your time. RRIE needs and appreciates your support.
- Sunday - Closed
- Monday - Closed
- Tuesday - By Appointment Only.
- Wednesday - 10:00am-5:00pm
- Thursday - 10:00am-4:00pm
- Friday - 9:00am-1:00pm
- Saturday - 9:00am-2:00pm
Special open hours will be posted in the Center, as well as on our telephone messaging system.
Please note that in winter months when there is no school in
Providence due to bad weather, the Recycle Center is also closed for member shopping. Please listen to Channel 6 or Channel 10 for notice of cancellation.
The Recycle Center is a member of the RI Broadcasters Association.Notification for closings due to inclement weather or other concerns that
may arise is sent to RIBA who notifies all member television, radio stations and websites. All stations make every effort to alert their viewers/listeners.
Tel: (401) 781-1521
Fax: (401) 781-2163
Recycling for R.I. Education
P.O. Box 6264
Providence, RI 02940
95 Hathaway Center — Suite 3
Providence, RI 02907
Store Location: Suite 3
RRIE is located at the end of Spooner Street off Elmwood Avenue (about one mile south of the Zoo). Park only
in the Recycle Center parking lot on the left. Walk through the gate, up the stairs and through the yellow doors. Wheelchair access is off the loading ramp to the right and rear of building.
No parking in the loading dock area — for pick up only.
If traveling SOUTH on 95, take Exit 17 — Elmwood Avenue/Roger Williams Park Zoo. Take a left onto Elmwood Avenue and proceed approximately one mile (past the Zoo on left). Take a right onto Spooner Street.
If traveling NORTH on 95, take Exit 16. Bear right on exit following signs for Rte. 1/Elmwood Avenue. Take a right onto Elmwood Avenue and 5th right onto Spooner Street.