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Lafayette sets Household Hazardous Waste Day for November

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 16:12:48-04

Lafayette Consolidated Government has announced a date for Household Hazardous Waste Day.

Chemicals, electronics and other items can be taken to Cajun Field for proper disposal or recycling on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 8 a.m.-noon.

Accepted and Unaccepted Items are below:

Chemicals Accepted

  • Paint & Paint Products
  • Turpentine
  • Paint Thinner & Stripper
  • Stains
  • Gasoline
  • Chemical Cleaners
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Alkaline Batteries

Electronics Accepted

  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Accessories
  • Laptops
  • Processors
  • Networking Equipment
  • Circuit boards (any type)
  • Fax Machines
  • Toner & Ink Jet Cartridges
  • Digital Cameras & DVR’s
  • MP3 & DVD Players
  • Stereos
  • DVD Movies & Video Games
  • Xboxes, PlayStations, Wii
  • Portable GPS Devices
  • Cell Phones/Bag Phones
  • Telephone & Telephone Systems
  • Security Systems
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Telephone & Computer Cables

Will NOT Accept

  • Copiers
  • Televisions
  • CRT Monitors
  • Printers
  • Automotive or Rechargeable Batteries
  • Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Tires
  • Compact Florescent Bulbs
  • Appliances
  • Fire/Smoke Detectors
  • Commercial Waste
  • Medical Waste
  • Medicine
  • Explosives (including ammunition)
  • Radioactive Material
  • PCB Oil

WHERE TO RECYCLE UNACCEPTED ITEMS

LCG asks that residents call business beforehand. Accepted items may change.

Rechargeable Batteries

  • Best Buy (Lithium-ion only)
  • Batteries Plus

Automotive Batteries

  • EMR / Southern Recycling
  • Louisiana Scrap Metal
  • Most Automotive Stores (i.e. Auto Zone, Firestone, Advance Auto Parts, Pep Boys)

Motor Oil

  • Most Automotive Stores
  • Wal-Mart

Antifreeze

  • Firestone
  • Pep Boys (5639 Johnson Street)
  • Take 5 Oil Change (1500 Pinhook or 3120 Ambassador Caffery)

Compressed Gas Cylinders

  • Ameri-Gas: 2317 N. University Ave.

Tires

  • Public Works South District Yard: 1017 Fortune Road (291-7072)
  • Colt Inc: 1223 Delhomme Ave., Scott, La.

Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

  • Home Depot

Appliances:

  • EMR / Southern Recycling
  • Louisiana Scrap Metal
  • 1x per month curbside (visit Bulky Waste map at lafayettela.gov for designated week)

Fire Extinguishers:

  • Gulf Land Fire Safety Inc., Carencro, La.

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