CITY OF NEW ORLEANS DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION
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)
Saturday, MARCH 21, 2015
Saturday, APRIL 11, 2015 SHRED DAY – Limit 50 lbs.
Citizens can improve the daily Quality of Life in New Orleans by observing the following City Codes:
- Do not litter. (Section 138)
- Do not place signs illegally on public rights of way, including neutral grounds, utility posts or the area between the sidewalk and the curb. (Section 134)
- Properly contain solid waste for collection and remove carts from the public rights of way once emptied. (Section 138)
- Call 311 to schedule pick-up of bulky waste, such as appliances, furniture, carpet, more than 6 bundles of tree branches cut in less than 4-foot lengths, and up to 4 tires. Businesses are not eligible for bulky waste collection. (Section 138)
- Arrange for the private removal and disposal of debris related to construction, renovations or the clearing of property. (Section 138)
- Ensure that all permanent dumpsters are screened from public view. (Section 26-447)
- Cut grass and remove litter, grass cuttings, and leaves from properties, extending 1.5 feet from the curb. Grass should not be allowed to rise above 18 inches in height. (Sections: 66-287 and 28-19)
- Do not sweep, blow, or pour items into storm drains, which drain into Lake Ponchartrain. (Sections 66-287, 313, 314)
- Do not keep more than 20 tires on property, unless specifically permitted by the LDEQ. (Chapter 105, State Regulatory Code)
- If hauling garbage, trash or other loose items in vehicles, securely cover the contents. (Section 138-105)
- Do not place Household Hazardous Waste in regular garbage or drain systems. (Section 138)
- Reduce, Reuse, Educate and Recycle.
For more information, visit nola.gov/sanitation
There are fines and penalties, which range from $150 to $5,000, associated with violations of the City Codes listed in addition to possible community service and imprisonment.