HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL DAY

Household Chemical Day

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 June 13, 2015 - 8 a.m. to 12 noon

UL Cajun Field Parking Lot
(Enter from W. Congress St. – Gate 4)

Household Chemical Day

​​*​For Lafayette City and Unincorporated Lafayette Parish Residents ONLY*

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Will Accept Will NOT Accept
  • Chemical Cleaners
  • Gasoline
  • Herbicides
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Paint and paint products
  • Paint Thinner & Stripper
  • Pesticides
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Stains
  • Turpentine
  • Appliances
  • Automotive Batteries
  • Commercial Waste (chemicals from businesses)
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Electronics (incl. TVs and monitors)
  • Explosives (incl. ammunition)
  • Fire/Smoke Detectors
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Ink & Toner Cartridges
  • Leaking Containers
  • Medical Waste
  • Medicine
  • Motor oil or Antifreeze
  • PCB Oil
  • Radioactive Material
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Tires

 Ensure all liquid items are secure as leaky containers will not be accepted.

Supported by: 
Project Front Yard
For more information call Lafayette Consolidated Government Environmental Quality Division 291-8637.
 
Do your part to keep Lafayette Safe & Clean!
Improper disposal of household chemicals can pose a threat to health, contaminate
land, air and water supplies and cause injury to staff collecting our garbage.
 
The below products can be brought to the following locations for proper disposal:
 
  • Electronics (expect TV’s & Monitors)
    Louisiana Scrap Metal: 2200 Cameron Street (Hrs. of Op: M-F: 7-3:45, Sa 7-11:30)
  • Televisions & Monitors (TV’s must not exceed 32 inches)
    Best Buy
    Office Depot-fees may apply
  • Ink & Toner Cartridges
    Best Buy
    Office Depot
  • Rechargeable Batteries & Cell Phones
    Best Buy-Lithium ion only
    Batteries Plus
  • Automotive Batteries
    Louisiana Scrap Metal
    Most Automotive Stores (i.e. Auto Zone, Firestone, Advance Auto Parts, Pep Boys)
  • Motor Oil or Antifreeze
    Most Automotive Stores
    Wal-Mart
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
    Ameri-Gas: 2317 N. University Ave.
  • Tires
    Public Works South District Yard: 1017 Fortune Road (ph: 291-7072)
    Colt Inc: 1223 Delhomme Ave. (ph: 235-0353)
  • Florescent Bulbs
    Home Depot-CFL only
  • Appliances
    Louisiana Scrap Metal
    Once a month curbside collection (check Garbage Collection map at lafayettela.gov for your given week of the month for disposal)
  • Commercial Waste
    Businesses can call 291-5637 for assistance
  • Medicine
    Most local Pharmacies (call ahead)