As you prepare to sell it is possible you will find articles in the house that you need to discard but that can’t go out in the regular trash…items such as phone books, old digital camera, DVR’s, old laptops or computers, pant, batteries..and other items listed on the City website..the City holds what is called Hazardous Materials Collection Day where you can go to their Recycling Drop Off Center at 2829 Elysian Fields Avenue with your items…not leaving all of those old paint cans for your buyer is a nice thing to do…so from the City of New Orleans:
The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation will host a Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City’s Recycling Drop-Off Center (2829 Elysian Fields Ave.).
Items accepted on Saturday, May 13 include: pesticides, antifreeze, drain cleaner, bleach, garden chemicals, paint (latex and oil based), paint thinner, varnish, flammable liquids, muriatic acid, mercury devices, aerosols, grout, pool shock, household cleaners, oil, gasoline, and automobile batteries.
Items accepted at all monthly (second Saturday) Recycling Drop-Off Events include: paper (newspaper, magazines, office paper, junk mail, phone books), ink jet cartridges, toner cartridges, digital cameras, DVRs, digital picture frames, metals (aluminum, steel, tin), laptops, stereos and speakers, plastics (#1 through #7), printers and fax machines, telephones, cords, systems, cell phones, beepers, pagers, uninterruptible power supplies, security systems, computers, processors, monitors, circuit boards, GPS devices, Xboxes, PlayStations, Wiis, MP3 players, DVD movies and video games, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, incandescent light bulbs, Mardi Gras beads, glass (limit 50 lbs.),televisions, microwave ovens (limit 4), and tires (limit 4).
The following items cannot be accepted: tanks, explosives, radioactive materials, medical waste, asbestos, or hazardous waste from businesses or schools. These items should not be thrown away with regular garbage or placed in curbside recycling containers.
Proof of Orleans Parish residency will be required in the form of a valid driver’s license or a motor vehicle inspection sticker.
We reserve the right to limit the quantities accepted.
Recycling Drop Off Dates:
May 13, June 10, August 12, September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9….
For more information, visit http://www.nola.gov/sanitation/ or call 311.