Recycling will continue at Lafayette High School thanks to Allied Waste.
This morning, the company delivered eight new recycle bins. After our story aired, the director of Allied Waste, Greg Schultz contacted the school saying they'll provide recycling services free of charge.
Schultz says recycling services will also... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Call it a springtime Christmas present for the wetlands. Louisiana National Guard helicopter crews carefully placed more than 100 bundles of recycled Christmas trees between guidelines in the Bayou Sauvage National Wetland Refuge to help fight erosion. In all, the bundles held about 5,000 trees that... more »
Lafayette is pushing to become greener. Officials say, 50% of those who have curbside recycling bins use them. That's more than those in major cities, like Los Angeles.
"I would call us a model community in Louisiana and even in the Gulf South," said Mark Pope with the Lafayette... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - For decades the standard question at U.S. grocery store check-out counters has been "Paper or Plastic?" But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: "Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?" Europeans have long accepted the idea of providing their own... more »
Due to the creation of a new board, "Keep Lafayette Beautiful," a local affiliate of the national litter control organization keep America beautiful, three (3) positions are available to serve on the Keep Lafayette Beautiful board of directors for a two-year term. The board of directors will serve as an... more »
Lafayette Consolidated Government is giving you a chance to recycle what you may have around the house.LCG will sponsor a household chemical drop off day, Saturday, October 31st from 8 until noon at the Cajun Field parking lot. To participate, you must live in the city of Lafayette or unincorporated... more »