Location & Hours

Rhode Island Resource Recovery - West Entrance 

Located at 65 Shun Pike, Johnston, RI 02919

Here you will find: 

  • The Materials Recycling Facility (Tours start here)
  • Central Landfill


Rhode Island Resource Recovery - East Entrance 

Located at 3 Shun Pike, Johnston, RI 02919

Here you will find:

  • Residential Recycling Area (RRA)
  • Small Vehicle Transfer Station 
  • Maintenance Garage
  • Mattress Recycling Building


Rhode Island Resource Recovery - Administration Building 

Located at 34 Shun Pike, Johnston, RI 02919


Driving Directions

We are easily accessed off of Rte. 295, Exit 7 (old exit 5). Our name is on the exit. 

  • If you are coming from the north on 295 S, bear right at the end of the exit. 
  • If you are coming from the south on 295 N, bear left at the end of the exit. 

Follow for approximately one mile. Follow the signs to your destination.


Campus Map

A map of the Resource Recovery Campus is available for download below. 


Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (except holidays - see below), if you’re visiting our Administration Building (e.g. to meet with staff)

Operating Hours

Monday-Friday: 6 AM to 3:45 PM, and Saturdays, 6 AM - 12 PM (except holidays - see below), if you are bringing materials for recycling, composting, or disposal. Please review our accepted materials, pricing, and accepted forms of payment before arrival.

Holiday Schedule

Download the current year's holiday schedule below.


Planning a Visit 

If you are planning to visit be sure to review our On-site Customer Safety Policy in advance.