This Saturday is your chance to get rid of all those annoying things you have in your garage or on your porch.
This Saturday, residents of the city of Lafayette and the unincorporated areas of the community of Lafayette can turn in whatever is taking up space.
All types of items will be accepted at Cajun Field on November 19, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Household Hazardous Waste Day.
When you pull up, the people there will help you get your items from your vehicle. At Cajun Field it doesn’t cost you anything.
This event is paid for by us, the citizens of the City of Lafayette and the unincorporated areas of the community, through our monthly garbage bills.
You must bring a photo ID with you to participate.
There are similar events in other communities in Lafayette Township towns, so you should check with the city hall in which you live to find out when the event is taking place in your location.
The following is a list of chemicals they will accept at the event on Saturday:
- Chemical cleaners
- fluorescent tubes
- alkaline batteries
- mercury thermometer
- paint & varnish products
- paint thinner
- paint stripper
- photo chemicals
- pool chemicals
At the event on Saturday they will also accept electronics The following is included:
- Computer accessories
- network equipment
- circuit board
- flat screens
- flat screen TV
- CRT monitors/TVs (bulky and tube type)
- fax machines
- toner and ink cartridges
- MP3 and DVD players
- DVD movies and video games
- Wii, Playstations and XBoxes
- Portable GPS devices
- Telephones & telephone systems
- security systems
- telephone and computer cables
- Uninterruptible power supplies
There are some articles they will not be accepted this Saturday, and these include:
- No household appliances
- No compressed gas cylinders
- No explosives or ammunition
- No commercial waste
- No compact fluorescent lamps
- No engine oil
- No medical waste
- No medication
- No PCB oil
- No radioactive material
- No fire or smoke alarms
If you have any questions, you can call the Environmental Quality Division at 337-291-8500.
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