Notice to all residents of unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte:
Garbage and Recycling will be collected on Labor Day only in those areas that have regularly scheduled Monday collection.
Garbage and recycling curbside collection has resumed per regular schedule
Citizen trash drop-off sites are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., but, due to Hurricane Isaac, in addition, all sites will be open Monday, Labor Day.
Four parish citizen trash drop-off sites will be open Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. These sites are for disposal of garbage, trash and bagged waste. No loose vegetative debris or yard waste will be accepted at these sites until further notice.
- 400 David Drive, Metairie
- 6440 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero
- Wall Blvd., one block south of Lapalco Blvd., Gretna
- Treasure Street, off of Highway 45, Lafitte
- (Used automotive fluids and tires accepted at David Drive and Lapalco Blvd. sites only.)
Temporary residential storm debris yards open Labor Day and seven days per week until further notice.
Loose storm debris, trees and vegetative debris and construction debris such as fencing and roofing may be brought to the two temporary storm debris yards. No residential garbage, trash or bagged storm debris will be accepted at these sites.
- 6250 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero – next to the Citizen Trash Drop-off Site
- 912 David Dr., Metairie, LA – next to the Citizen Trash Drop-off Site
- (Both sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. seven days per week until further notice.)
Storm debris curbside collection
Jefferson Parish contractors have begun collecting storm-generated debris curbside. Ceres Environmental Services, Inc. is collecting storm debris on the east bank and DRC Emergency Services; LLC is collecting storm debris on the west bank. More than one pass will be made through all neighborhoods to collect storm-generated debris.
- Tree Limbs and Loose Vegetative Storm Debris
- Construction and Demolition/Building Materials – fencing, roofing materials
- Household Contents – furniture, carpet, etc.
Black Heavy Duty Bagged Storm Debris – All leaves, small twigs, etc. must be bagged. Piles of loose leaves/twigs will not be collected. This week, in an effort to get debris off the streets as quickly as possible, IESI has brought in extra boom trucks that will collect bagged storm debris on the day preceding the regularly scheduled garbage collection, and then they will collect the regular household garbage on the scheduled collection day.
· Refrigerators and other large appliances. Refrigerators MUST be emptied of all foods. Food should be placed in container for regular household garbage collection.
The following storm debris will be collected as debris removal contractors make sweeps through all areas.
Please do not place storm debris on or near mailboxes or fire hydrants, as collection activities could result in damages. Debris should not be piled under low hanging wires or tree branches, and vehicles should not be parked in front of debris piles, as equipment such as a boom truck “claw” will not be able to access it.
If you have any questions, please call Marnie Winter, Director, Department of Environmental Affairs, at 731-4612.