There will be
changes to the residential waste collection schedule for the week of New Year’s
Day for customers served by Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation in
Allied Waste and
the Recycling Foundation will observe the New Year holiday, so there will be no
garbage or recycling collection on Wednesday.
Customers who regularly receive garbage and recycling collection on
Wednesday through Friday will receive collection service on the day following
their regularly scheduled collection day during the week of New Year’s Day. The adjusted schedule includes regular Friday
customers receiving garbage and recycling collection on Saturday, Jan. 4.
served by Allied Waste will receive excess garbage collection, resulting from
holiday celebrations, on their first service day following New Year’s Day. Monday and Tuesday customers receive excess
collection on Jan. 6 and 7.
Once the large
blue automated garbage cart is full, residents may bag garbage and place it on
the ground along with large boxes three feet from the cart. Large boxes should be empty except for the
original packaging material.
Consolidated Government Compost Facility at 400 Dugas Rd. will be closed on New
Year’s Day and will reopen on Thursday.
Christmas trees should be totally cleaned of all lights, tinsel, and ornaments
and placed curbside for collection.
Natural Christmas trees will be collected on residents’ regular yard
waste collection day, which is also residents’ regular garbage collection day.
Parish resident may drop off a totally cleaned natural Christmas tree at the
LCG Compost Facility at no charge.
businesses may drop unsold Christmas trees at the compost facility at the cost
of $6 per cubic yard.
the New Year’s waste collection schedule, an artificial Christmas tree will be
considered bulky waste. Residents should place artificial trees out on the week
of the month for which they have bulky waste collection. Anybody needing
assistance determining which week of each month they are scheduled for bulky
waste collection should call LCG’s Environmental Quality Division at 291-8529.