News Release

Holiday Waste Collection Schedule
Posted: 12/21/2018 7:00 AM

Republic Services will not collect residential garbage or recycling in Lafayette Parish on Christmas, Tuesday Dec. 25.

Residential customers who normally receive garbage or recycling collection on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday will receive collection the day after their normal collection day during the week after Christmas. Friday customers’ waste will be collected on Saturday. Residential customers who normally receive collection on Monday will not be affected by the holiday schedule.

Residential customers of Republic Services will have excess garbage collected, which includes any bagged waste that does not fit in the 96-gallon garbage cart, on their first service day after Christmas.

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.