Trash, Dumping and Recycling
Link on the Times Picayune of recycling locations and dates for weekly pickup.
Jefferson Parish’s Department of Environmental Affairs handles garbage and debris pickup throughout the parish.
The City of New Orleans is taking a survey to determine interest in curbside recycling. Click the link to take the survey online.
Download this .pdf for New Orleans’ two-day collection schedule.
For more information on collection in your area call the collector directly:
In Algiers, Uptown, Central City and parts of Mid-City:
Richard’s Disposal Customer Service Center
In areas north of Esplanade and City Park avenues, and into eastern New Orleans:
Metro Disposal Customer Service Center
In the French Quarter, Warehouse District, Central Business District, Frenchman Street between Decatur and Royal streets:
SDT Waste & Debris Customer Service Center
Complaints can be directed to the city’s information line by dialing 311.
Fill out this online for to register for a new trash cart for the City of New Orleans
Download this directory to find out where you can recycle in the New Orleans area.
The Green Project, located in New Orleans, recycles building components, materials, and paints, along with occasional supplies, furniture, appliances, or garden items. Visit the Green Project for low-cost building materials, or donate your materials for re-use.
Call the debris hotline:
(985) 898-2323, weekdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
For debris along state highways, call the state Department of Transportation and Development at (985) 375-0100
Call CERES Environmental
(985) 359-3017 or
Toll free (888) 376-2220 or
Construction debris may be dropped off for a fee at the Gentilly C&D Landfill, 1200 Almonaster Blvd., and at the Highway 90 C&D Landfill, 5000 Highway 90 in Avondale, LA.Garbage and other waste can be disposed at the River Birch Landfill, 2000 South Kenner Road in Avondale, LA less
Find trash collection information, including your collection service provider, from the Sanitation Department on the City’s website. For disposal of refrigerators, furniture, and other bulky waste you must contact your collection service provider directly to arrange for pickup.