Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will not collect garbage or recycling in Lafayette Parish on Thanksgiving Day.
Customers who normally receive garbage or recycling collection on Thursday or Friday will receive collection the day following their regular collection day this week. Regular Thursday customers will receive collection on the Friday after Thanksgiving, and regular Friday customers will receive collection on Saturday.
Allied Waste customers will have excess garbage collected, which is outside of the 96-gallon garbage cart, on their first service day after Thanksgiving. Regular Thursday garbage customers will receive collection on Friday, and regular Friday customers will receive excess collection on Saturday of this week, in accordance with the adjusted garbage collection.
Monday through Wednesday garbage customers will receive excess garbage collection Dec. 2-4, on their regularly-scheduled collection day, the week following Thanksgiving.
The excess collection is for garbage generated from holiday celebrations and all excess garbage must be bagged, with individual bags not to exceed 35 pounds. Bagged garbage should be placed three feet away from the automated garbage cart.
The Lafayette Consolidated Government Compost Facility at 400 Dugas Rd. will be closed on Thanksgiving and the Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving. The facility will reopen on Monday, December 2 at 7 a.m.