Garbage and Recycling
Garbage collection services are provided to residences and small businesses with active water meters that are being billed for garbage collection
Jefferson Parish Collects the Following:
Twice per week collection of:
Garbage: Jefferson Parish provides for the collection of containerized household garbage twice per week. The Parish has implemented automated or semi-automated service and has provided a specific container (95 gal. tipper cart) which is the only acceptable container to be used.
Once per week collection of:
Recyclables: Household recyclables such as paper and plastic are collected once per week. All items must be placed inside the 18 gallon cart provided by the Parish.
Bulky Waste: Furniture, tree debris, and other items that will not fit in the cart are collected once per week from residential units only. Items can be no longer than 6 ft. in length and/or 400 pounds. Smaller pieces of concrete or shingles must be containerized. Automobile engines must be drained of fluids.
White goods: Large appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, washers or any other similar large domestic appliance, are collected once per week from residential units only (limit 4 per address per week).
Tires: Automotive and small truck tires are collected once per week from residential units only. (limit 4 tires per address per week).
Small businesses may utilize drop-off locations listed below for items not eligible for curbside collection.
Vacant lots do not pay garbage fees; therefore, garbage/trash in front of vacant lots will not be collected.
FOR ALL RESIDENTS OF UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH AND THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE THAT RECEIVE THE PARISH’S GARBAGE SERVICES, THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS WILL BE OBSERVED IN 2020:
• New Year’s Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1
• Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 20
• Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, Jan. 25
• Independence Day, Saturday, July 4
• Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7
• Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26
• Christmas Day, Friday, December 25
THERE WILL BE NO GARBAGE COLLECTION ON THE HOLIDAY, ALL TRASH DROP-OFF SITES AND THE PARISH LANDFILL WILL BE CLOSED.
THERE IS NO MAKEUP DAY FOR THE MISSED COLLECTION; GARBAGE WILL NOT BE PICKED UP UNTIL YOUR NEXT SCHEDULED COLLECTION DAY.
CURBSIDE RECYCLING WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED.