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St. Landry Household Hazardous Waste Day this Saturday

Posted: 3:00 PM, Nov 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-01 18:22:02-04

The St. Landry Parish Household Hazardous Waste Day event is scheduled for this Saturday, November 3 at the Opelousas and Eunice Recycling Centers. This is a free service for St. Landry Parish residents.

St. Landry Parish Recycling Centers are located at:

Opelousas – 2717 W. Landry St.
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eunice – 450 N. C.C. Duson St.
8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Participants must show proof of residency (driver’s license, water bill, etc.).

Accepting:

  • paints
  • automobile batteries
  • motor oil antifreeze
  • household cleaners
  • household chemicals
  • pesticides
  • flammables
  • corrosives
  • medications
  • tires (limit 5 per vehicle) –
  • fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • other hazardous household products
  • electronic waste (computers, monitors, printers, scanners, etc.)
  • cell phones and cell phone batteries

This collection is for households only large quantities from businesses, farms or commercial
operations will not be accepted.

Prohibited:

  • infectious and medical wastes
  • biological and radioactive materials
  • compressed gas cylinders
  • ammunition
  • fire extinguishers
  • smoke detectors and explosives

For more information contact the St. Landry Parish Recycling Center at 337-942-9576 or Solid Waste Disposal District at 337-826-5211.