Resources for RI Education -- RRIE


Office Info

Join Our Team!

RRIE is actively seeking volunteers to help on Open Days and to help stock and organize the warehouse.

Please call if you are able to donate a little of your time. RRIE needs and appreciates your support.

Summer Closings
  • Closed Friday, August 31, 2018 and Saturday, September 1, 2018 (reopens Tuesday, September 4th)
  • Closed Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Open Days & Hours — Please Note New Hours!

  • Sunday - Closed
  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday - 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday - 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday - 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday - 9:00am-1:00pm

Special open hours will be posted in the Center, as well as on our telephone messaging system.

Winter Holiday Closings:
RRIE will be closed on the following dates...

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Saturday, November 25, 2017
  • RE-OPEN:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017

RRIE will be closed on the following date(s):

  • Friday, December 22, 2017 - Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Other Closings:
When there is no school due to bad weather, please listen to Channel 6 and/or Channel 10 for notice of closure or 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

Contact Us

Mailing Address
Recycling for R.I. Education
P.O. Box 6264
Providence, RI 02940

Main Building
Main Building
63 Spooner Street
Providence, RI 02907


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.

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for a map
of our location.
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.



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