CITY OF NEW ORLEANS DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION RECYCLING DROP-OFF SECOND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH 2829 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVENUE 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ITEMS ACCEPTED: newspapers, junk mail, phone books, catalogs, office paper, plastics: #1 through #7, small metal cans, cardboard, boxboard (cereal boxes), waxboard (juice boxes), Mardi Gras beads, E-waste (computers, laptops, cell/telephones, telephone systems, cables, x-Boxes, playstations, Wii, MP3s, DVRs, DVDs, UPS, circuit boards, GPS, ink/toner cartridges, digital cameras/picture frames, fax machines, beepers, pagers, stereos, security systems, televisions (limit 4), Batteries (AA, AAA, AAAA, C, D, 6 & 9 volt), light bulbs (incandescent and fluorescent) and tires (limit 4) REMAINING 2015 SCHEDULE OCTOBER 10, 2015 NOVEMBER 14, 2015 SHRED DAY - Limit 50 lbs. DECEMBER 12, 2015 2016 SCHEDULE JANUARY 9, 2016 FEBRUARY 13, 2016 MARCH 12, 2016 APRIL9, 2016 MAY 14, 2016 JUNE 11, 2016 JULY 9, 2016 AUGUST 13, 2016 SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 OCTOBER 8, 2016 NOVEMBER 12, 2016 DECEMBER 10, 2016 SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COLLECTION SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs. SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs. SHRED DAY - Limit 50 lbs. For More Information or to Register for FREE Curbside Recycling: Call: 311 For general information, visit nola.gov/sanitation ORLEANS PARISH RESIDENTS ONLY is providing the shredding service to the public, free of charge as a community service, in conjunction with the City HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COLLECTION DAY SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016 - FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 1:00 P.M. *PESTICIDES *ANTIFREEZE *DRANO, BLEACH *GARDEN CHEMICALS *PAINT (Latex and oil based) *FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS *MURIATIC ACID *PAINT THINNER, VARNISH *MERCURY DEVICES *AEROSOLS *GROUT * POOL SHOCK *HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS *OIL, GASOLINE *BATTERIES (Auto) Not accepting: explosives, radioactive materials, medical waste, asbestos, glass, hazardous waste from businesses or schools *These items should never be placed in garbage or curbside recycling carts or bins. LANDFILLS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC FOR DEBRIS DISPOSAL FOR A FEE SITE LOCATION PHONE TYPE DAILY HOURS OF OPERATION TYPE OF DEBRIS ACCEPTED Gentilly Landfill 10200 Almonaster Ave. New Orleans, LA 70127 (504) 240-0380 III Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon) Sunday: CLOSED Construction & Demolition and vegetative/woody River Birch Landfill 2000 South Kenner Rd. Avondale, LA 70094 (504) 436-1288 II Monday – Friday: 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon) Garbage River Birch Landfill 5000 Hwy 90 W Avondale, LA 70094 (504) 436-1632 III Monday – Friday: 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon) Construction & Demolition and vegetative/woody HOW LONG WILL OUR TRASH BE AROUND? ALUMINUM CANS AND TABS TIN CANS PLASTIC BOTTLES PLASTIC COATED PAPER 500 YEARS 50 YEARS INDEFINITELY 5 YEARS GLASS BOTTLES 1,000 YEARS STYROFOAM PLASTIC BAGS INDEFINITELY 10 – 20 YEARS Recycling aluminum can save up to 95% of the energy used to make aluminum; recycling 1 ton saves 27 cubic yards of landfill space Tin cans are 99% steel U. S. citizens use 4 million plastic bottles every hour Recycling 1 ton of paper saves about 17 trees, 463 gallons of oil, 6,953 gallons of water and 3 cubic yards of landfill space The energy saved by recycling one glass bottle can light a 100 watt bulb for four hours; glass can be recycled again and again Recycle packing ‘peanuts’; reduce purchases Reduce, Recycle, Reuse CITIZENS CAN IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN NEW ORLEANS BY OBSERVING THE FOLLOWING CITY CODES: 1. Do not litter. (Section 138) 2. Do not place signs illegally on public rights of way, including neutral grounds, utility posts or the area between the sidewalk and the curb. (Section 134) 3. Properly contain solid waste for collection and remove carts from the public rights of way once emptied. (Section 138) 4. Call 311 to schedule pick-up of bulky waste, such as appliances, furniture, carpet, more than 6 bundles of tree branches cut in less than 4-foot lengths, and up to 4 tires. Businesses are not eligible for bulky waste collection. (Section 138) 5. Arrange for the private removal and disposal of debris related to construction, renovations or the clearing of property. (Section 138) 6. Ensure that all permanent dumpsters are screened from public view. (Section 26-447) 7. Cut grass and remove litter, grass cuttings, and leaves from properties, extending 1.5 feet from the curb. Grass should not be allowed to rise above 18 inches in height. (Sections: 66-287 and 28-19) 8. Do not sweep, blow, or pour items into storm drains, which drain into Lake Ponchartrain. (Sections 66-287, 313, 314) 9. Do not keep more than 20 tires on property, unless specifically permitted by the LDEQ. (Chapter 105, State Regulatory Code) 10. If hauling garbage, trash or other loose items in vehicles, securely cover the contents. (Section 138-105) 11. Do not place Household Hazardous Waste in regular garbage or drain systems. (Section 138) 12. Reduce, Reuse, Educate and Recycle.