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Mark Your Calendars for the 2023 Event!

Two Collection Locations in 2023:

St Charles Parish: (NEW LOCATION!)

West Bank Bridge Park
13825 River Road, Luling, LA 70070

St. John Parish: Plaza LaPlace Shopping Center
1921 Airline Hwy., LaPlace, LA  70068
(New Wine Ministries Parking Lot)


New 2023 flyer - download here!

Click on 2019 Event (top left of page) to see all the photographs and slide show from that year's event!
A special thanks to Halen Doughty at Dow and Libby Hotard at MPLX for taking photographs.



The Following Household Hazardous Materials will be Accepted and Properly Disposed or Recycled: Oil-based Paint, Solvents, Tires (Limit 5 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.

Please DO NOT Bring the Following Items — We CANNOT Accept Them:  Explosives, Ammunition, Unidentifiable Materials, Infectious Waste (medical), Compressed Gas Cylinders (including propane tanks), Asbestos, Radioactive Wastes (smoke alarms), High School Lab Wastes and Commercial/Governmental Facility Waste, even if the facility is at home.  Limit 5 tires per vehicle.

Please DO NOT Bring the Following Non-hazardous Items: (Support existing recycling programs instead) Latex Paint, Paper, Cardboard, Aluminum Cans, Plastic and Glass. Please, NO CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS (municipal waste).  (NOTE:  No longer accepting latex paint, only oil-based paints.)

This event is designed for collection and disposal of residential hazardous wastes. Please do not bring wastes from commercial or governmental facilities.

NOTE: In 2023, we WILL accept Used Electronics, such as Used Computers, Copiers, Printers, Radios, TVs and other Electronic Devices.  We will not accept Latex Paint.  Please also consider using convenient recycling options.

2023 Company Sponsors:



Want to recycle at other times of the year? 
Download and read this for additional recycling options in St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes.

St. Charles Recycling Bin locations

September, 2022
Thanks to the residents of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. James Parishes for your patience.  Due to the COVID-19 and subsequent variant outbreaks, the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Household Hazardous Materials Collection Days were cancelled.

We now have a date for 2023. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend on Saturday, April 22nd.  (This date coincides with Earth Day, Keep Louisiana Beautiful Week, St. Charles Trash Bash and St. John the Baptist Parish Clean Sweep! 

More details are forthcoming.

Thank you for your patience.

Hurricane Ida Recovery Information - By Parish


Hurricane Ida Recovery Information:

St. John the Baptist Parish -

St. Charles Parish -

St. James Parish -


Final Results from the 2018 event.
Nearly 41 TONS collected during our 20th annual event!


Final Results from 2016 event!
Over 76,000 pounds collected at two locations.


FINAL results from 2015 event!
Over 75,000 pounds collected on April 18 at the 17th annual Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day!


2014 Collection Results


2013 Collection Results!
Nearly 59,000 pounds collected during 15th Annual Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day!