CITY OF NEW ORLEANS DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION
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)
JANUARY 10, 2015 FEBRUARY 21, 2015 (Date adjusted-Third Saturday - due to Mardi Gras) MARCH 21, 2015 (Date adjusted-Third Saturday - due to St. Patrick’s Day Parade) APRIL 11, 2015 SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs. MAY 9, 2015 JUNE 13, 2015 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COLLECTION JULY 11, 2015 AUGUST 8, 2015 SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs. OCTOBER 10, 2015 NOVEMBER 14, 2015 SHRED DAY - Limit 50 lbs. DECEMBER 12, 2015 For More Information or to Register for FREE Curbside Recycling: Call: 311 – ORLEANS PARISH RESIDENTS ONLY is proving the shredding service to the public, free of charge as a community service, in conjunction with the City
ALUMINUM CANS AND TABS TIN CANS PLASTIC BOTTLES PLASTIC COATED PAPER GLASS BOTTLES STYROFOAM PLASTIC BAGS HOW LONG WILL OUR TRASH BE AROUND? 500 YEARS Recycling aluminum can save up to 95% of the 50 YEARS INDEFINITELY 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 5 YEARS 1,000 YEARS INDEFINITELY 10 – 20 YEARS Recycling 1 ton of paper saves about 17 trees, 463 gallons of oil and 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