Office of the Mayor-President

For release: IMMEDIATELY

Release Date: 12/28/2016

Holiday curbside recycling and garbage guidelines

December 28, 2016

For release: IMMEDIATELY
For more information contact:
Adam Smith, Department of Environmental Services: (225) 389-4865
Susan Boudreaux, Mayor’s Office: (225) 389-5101
Michelle McCalope, Mayor’s Office: (225) 389-7957

Garbage (both in cart and out of cart woody waste/bulky items) and recycling will be picked up on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. However, the North Landfill will remain closed on Monday in observance of the City-Parish New Year’s Day holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The extended operating hours previously scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 are no longer necessary since garbage will be collected as usual.

All sizes of clean, folded flattened cardboard boxes are accepted inside or next to the curbside recycling cart. Wrapping paper may be placed inside the recycling cart. No tissue paper or foil paper accepted for recycling.

Residents who need to report a missed garbage or recycling collection or who would like a garbage or recycling cart, should call the Citizen Service Call Center at 3-1-1, or 225-389-3090.

The recycling drop off is open 24 hours, seven days a week at Waste Connections, 7923 Tom Dr., 70806. No Christmas trees are accepted at this drop off.