Last week at the Central Landfill, officials from Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation presented checks to every city and town in the state as part of the company's profit-sharing program.
Each community received a share of about $1.9 million in profits from the sale of recyclables — in Portsmouth's case, $42,216.53.
According to RIRRC, the money can only be spent on updating the recycling programs in each city and town.
But if there weren't such a restriction, what would you suggest as a use for the money?
Let us know in the comments below.