Stay tuned for the next Household Chemical Day!


Held twice each year, LCG's Household Chemical Day (HCD) allows residents a way to properly dispose of household chemicals. HCD is a FREE service to those living within the City of Lafayette or unincorporated areas of the parish. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of this event to practice responsible chemical disposal.

*​For Lafayette City and Unincorporated Lafayette Parish Residents ONLY*
For more information call 291-5637

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
  • Laptops
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Accessories
  • Telephone & Telephone Systems
  • Cell Phones/bag phones
  • Security Systems
  • DVD Movies & Video Games
  • MP3 & DVD Players
  • X Boxes, Playstations, Wii
  • Digital Cameras & DVR's
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Circuit Boards (any type)
  • Networking Equipment
  • Fax Machines
  • Processors
  • Telephone & Computer Cables
  • Printers
  • Toner & Ink Jet Cartridges
  • Stereos
  • Portable GPS Devices
  • Flat Screen Monitors
  • Appliances
  • Batteries (any type)
  • Commercial Waste
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Copiers
  • CRT Monitors
  • Explosives (incl. ammunition)
  • Fire/Smoke Detectors
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Medical Waste
  • Medicine
  • Motor oil or Antifreeze
  • PCB Oil
  • Radioactive Material
  • Televisions
  • Tires

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

 E-Waste collection made possible by CGI and Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council

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For more information call Lafayette Consolidated Government Environmental Quality Division 291-5637.
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.
  • Televisions & Monitors (TV’s must not exceed 32 inches)
    Best Buy
    Office Depot-*fees may apply
  • Rechargeable Batteries
    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
  • 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.
  • Florescent Bulbs
    Home Depot-CFL only
  • Appliances
    Louisiana Scrap Metal
    Once a month curbside collection (visit Bulky Waste map at for designated week)
  • Fire Extinguishers
    Gulf Land Fire Safety Inc., Carencro, La.
  • Medicine
    Most local Pharmacies (call ahead)