NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation will host a recycling drop-off event at the City’s Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 2829 Elysian Fields Ave., from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Recycling collection is currently suspended citywide while City sanitation contractors focus on household solid waste collection. Orleans Parish residents can drop off the following recyclables:
- Paper: newspapers, junk mail, phone books, catalogs, office paper
- Corrugated Cardboard
- Boxboard: cereal boxes and soft drink boxes
- Plastics #1 (soda/water bottles) and #2 (milk/juice/shampoo/detergent containers)
- Small metals: aluminum and steel
- Mardi Gras beads
- Batteries: AA, AAA, AAAA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt, Lithium
- Light bulbs: incandescent and fluorescent
- Electronics: iPads, tablets, computers, laptops, phones, keyboards, speakers, cables, x-boxes, PlayStations, Wii, MP3/DVD/CD Players, UPS, Circuit boards, portable navigation/GPS devices, inkjet/toner cartridges, digital cameras/video recorders (DVRs), fax machines, small printers, monitors, processors, networking equipment, stereos, security systems
- Televisions: limit 4
- Tires: limit 5
- Glass: limit 50 lbs. (please remove corks and caps)
*Please note: no composting materials are being accepted at this time.
For more information, please call 311 or visit nola.gov/sanitation/recycling.