St. Charles Parish hosts drop-off bins for recyclable materials at various locations on the East and West Banks. The 8-cubic-yard bins will be available on a daily basis for drop off of residential recyclables, which will be picked up weekly. Some of the more frequently used sites are picked up twice per week.
Before recycling, make sure to remove all food and liquid from bottles or cans. Rinse them and remove caps. Items do not need to be sorted but should be placed together in a bag or box.
Materials accepted include plastic containers (numbers 1-3 and clear drink bottles), white or colored paper, cardboard (without food residue), paperboard (including cereal boxes), newspapers with inserts, shredded paper in bags, magazines, phone books, junk mail and steel, tin and aluminum cans.
Materials NOT accepted include glass, plastic shopping bags (these may be recycled at local stores), aerosol cans, pots and pans, furniture, toys, Styrofoam, hardback books and paper napkins, cups or plates.
Residents interested in getting information from the parish about recycling and other topics are invited to sign up for e-mail alerts by logging on to stcharlesparish-la.gov and clicking E-Newsletters at the top of the page.
Residents may call (985) 331-8604 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.