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Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Set for October 2

HAHNVILLE – Industries from the River Parishes along with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry are set to host the 22nd Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 2 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, located at 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Pkwy. in Luling.

Hazardous items are also being collected the same day in St. John the Baptist Parish in the New Wine Ministries Parking Lot at 1921 Airline Hwy. in LaPlace.

To provide households an opportunity to properly dispose or recycle materials that are inappropriate for curbside pickup, the following household hazardous materials will be accepted: oil-based paint, solvents, tires (limit five per vehicle, one delivery only), automotive batteries, used oil, antifreeze, household cleaning products, aerosol cans, acids/bases, fluorescent tubes, tars, resins, adhesives, pesticides, herbicides, scrap metal, major appliances and used electronics, such as used computers, copiers, printers, radios, TVs and other electronic devices.

A full list of acceptable items and non-acceptable items to recycle can be found at hhmcd.com. For more information, please email hotline@hhmcd.com.