Recycling is Back!! (Soon)
Citizens Can Register for Carts TODAY
As part of the Mayor’s efforts to re-negotiate the sanitation contracts, Metro Disposal and Richards Disposal have recently announced the return of the New Orleans Curbside Recycling Program!
The City has announced plans for expanding its recycling opportunities by initiating a curbside recycling program in the service areas covered by Metro Disposal and Richard’s Disposal. The City expects curbside recycling to resume in these service areas in the 2ndquarter of 2011. Residents must sign up for these services by visiting this link: http://www.nola.gov/en/RESIDENTS/Department-Of-Sanitation/CartRegistration.aspx and requesting a recycling cart. Tell your neighbors and spread the word that we support curbside recycling!
As of February 28, 2011, residents in these service areas should visit http://recycle.nola.gov to register for curbside recycling carts. You must register your information to enter the website, and then go to the Department of Sanitation link at the bottom of the page to fill out the cart form. Or residents can call the Department of Sanitation at (504) 658-3800 to sign up by phone. Carts will be provided by the City on request.
Items Accepted For Curbside Recycling:
Paper products including office paper, newspapers and color inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, paperboard boxes (including cereal boxes, 12-pack soft drink boxes) telephone books, shredded paper
Plastic containers coded #1 through #7 (water, soda, juice bottles, etc.), plastic pots from nurseries, plastic bags
Small metal cans
The curbside recycling program supplements the City’s ongoing recycling and e-waste drop-off, which will continue to be held on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 2829 Elysian Fields Avenue.
Paper products including office paper, newspapers and color inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, paperboard boxes (including cereal boxes, 12-pack soft drink boxes) telephone books, shredded paper, waxed juice or milk containers
Plastic containers coded #1 through #3 (water, soda, juice bottles, etc.), plastic pots from nurseries, plastic bags
Small metal cans
Up to 4 tires (up to 4 tires are also eligible for curbside collection)
E-waste-computer hardware, computer accessories (keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.), telephones, telephone systems, security systems, cell phones/bag phones, DVD movies & video games, MP3 players, Xboxes, Playstations, Wii, Digital Cameras, Digital Video Recorders (DVRs), Digital Picture Frames, Portable Navigation & GPS Devices (such as Garmin, Magellan, Tom-Tom), printers, toner cartridges, ink jet cartridges