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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Schedules

  View Trash & Recycling Schedules by Address

The Department of Sanitation oversees and organizes numerous ways to safely and cleanly dispose of trash, recycling, household materials, household waste, and more. 

The City of New Orleans offers bi-weekly curbside trash collection to eligible residents and small businesses courtesy of Richard’s Disposal (properties located north of I-10) or Metro Disposal (properties located south of I-10). The French Quarter and Downtown Development District are serviced under a separate set of collection regulations and schedules by Empire Services.

Holiday Schedule

Richard's Disposal (North of 1-10) & Metro Disposal (South of I-10)

Observe the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

There will be no garbage or recycling collection on these days. Regular collection will resume on the next scheduled collection day.

Empire Services (French Quarter and DDD)

There will be no recycling collection on the following holidays. Recycling collection will resume the next scheduled collection day.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

French Quarter and DDD Residential Trash Collection

Residential solid waste collection in the French Quarter and DDD occurs seven days a week, between 4:00am and 10:00 am.  Properties may not leave containers or bags on public rights-of-way between the hours of 10:00am and 4:30pm.

Solid waste must not exceed the volume limit (35 gallon cart supplied by Progressive or a fastened, 3 ply, thick, black bag) 

French Quarter and DDD Commercial Trash Collection

Commercial solid waste collection in the French Quarter and DDD occurs twice a day, seven days a week, between 4:00am and 9:00 am, and between 5:00pm-7:00 pm.  Properties may not leave containers or bags on public rights-of-way between the hours of 10:00am and 4:30pm.

Solid waste must not exceed the volume limit (35 gallon cart supplied by the City or a fastened, 3 ply, thick, black bag).

 
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Last updated: 1/2/2015 4:16:35 PM

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