7th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection - Saturday November 1st
Our 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is scheduled for the first Saturday in November - November 1, 2014 at the recycling centers in Opelousas and Eunice.
At last year's event, over 200 St. Landry Parish residents safely disposed of their household chemicals, oil, tires, paint, electronics and other hazards, diverting over 5 tons of materials from our landfill and helping to protect the soil and water from these pollutants.
The following items are collected at our Household Hazardous Waste Day event each year: PAINTS - AUTOMOBILE BATTERIES - MOTOR OIL - ANTIFREEZE - HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS - PESTICIDES – FLAMMABLES – CORROSIVES – MEDICATIONS TIRES (LIMIT 5 PER PERSON) - FLUORESCENT TUBES AND BULBS - OTHER HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS ELECTRONIC WASTE (COMPUTERS, MONITORS, PRINTERS, SCANNERS, ETC.) CELL PHONES AND CELL PHONE BATTERIES THIS COLLECTION IS FOR HOUSEHOLDS ONLY. Large quantities from businesses, farms or commercial operations will not be accepted. PROHIBITED: infectious and medical wastes, biological and radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and explosives
For more information contact St. Landry Parish Recycling Center at 337-942-9576 or Solid Waste Disposal District at 337-826-5211.
THIS IS A FREE SERVICE! Please utilize this opportunity to keep these hazards out of our waters and natural environment.