Mission & By-Laws

Our Everyday Mission

The mission of the Resource Recovery is to provide safe, environmentally compliant, clean and affordable solid waste and recycling services for the Rhode Island community.

Official Mission Statement from § 23-19-1.1  

The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation shall provide the utmost in protection of public health and the environment while working towards having no impacts on the quality of life in the surrounding neighborhoods. The corporation shall set an example of being a good neighbor by minimizing the impacts of its operations on the surrounding community while setting high industry standards for recycling and waste disposal. The corporation shall seek the best mix of public and private processing, recycling and disposal systems, programs, and facilities for both commercial and municipal waste to meet Rhode Island's needs.