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Portsmouth, RI   Bags  |  What to Throw  |  What to Recycle  |  Program Background  |  FAQs


The Town of Portsmouth’s PAYT trash bags are conveniently available in a variety of stores throughout Portsmouth and surrounding towns.  They will be available in 2 sizes and are priced as follows:

  • Package of 8 small bags (15-gallon) cost $10.75

  • Package of 5 large bags (33-gallon) cost $10.75


You may purchase them at the following locations:

Don’t see your favorite store?  Ask if they’d like to carry them and contact the Town of Portsmouth

Store Name
Phone Number
Walgreens #18945
2456 East Main Road
(401) 683-3062
Cumberland Farms
3166 East Main Road
(401) 682-1733
10 Turnpike Ave
(401) 682-2098
Domina's Agway
1348 East Main Road
(401) 683-1203
Green Grocer
934 East Main Road
(401) 683-0007
Patriot Petroleum
2340 West Main Road
(401) 742-3408
Portsmouth Ace Hardware
3001 East Main Road
(401) 683-4100
Prudence Variety
837 Narragansett, Prudence Island
(401) 682-4357
Seabra Supermarket
1150 Hope Street, Bristol
(401) 254-0644
Stop and Shop
1360 Main Street, Middletown
(401) 849-5510
Clements' Marketplace
2575 East Main Road
(401) 683-0180

Please report any bag quality issues to WasteZero at 1-800-866-3954.

Portsmouth trash bags are manufactured and distributed by WasteZero.  WasteZero partners with communities to reduce waste and increase recycling.

More Information

For more information, please contact the Portsmouth Department of Public Works


Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 7am to 3pm

Hedly Street Transfer Station:

Monday, Friday, Saturday - 7:30am-4pm

Tuesday, Thursday - 7:30am - 7pm

Closed Wednesdays, Sundays, and Holidays


Department of Public Works
143 Hedly Street

Portsmouth RI 02871

(401) 683-0362

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