City to Expand Recycling Drop-Off Program, Adds Second Drop-Off Day Each Month

NEW ORLEANS – Due to increased demand, starting in August, 2018, the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation will add another day each month to its Recycling Drop-Off Center schedule. The Recycling Drop-Off Center, located at 2829 Elysian Fields Ave., will be open on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, Orleans Parish residents can drop off paper products (newspapers, junk mail, phone books, catalogs, office paper and color inserts); plastics #1 through #7 (water, soda, juice, detergent, plastic pots from nurseries, plastic bags, etc.); metals (aluminum, tin and steel cans); cardboard; boxboard (cereal boxes); Mardi Gras beads; batteries (AA, AAA, AAAA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt and Lithium); light bulbs (incandescent and fluorescent); electronics (computers, laptops, phones and televisions, limit 4), microwave ovens (limit 4); tires (limit 4), glass (limit 50 pounds.) and organics for composting (frozen fruit/vegetable scraps such as peels, skins, pits and seeds; tea bags; coffee grounds; paper coffee filters; eggshells; nutshells; seed shells; plain bread; grains and plain pasta (no toppings, meat, bones, dairy or foods with oil).

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