Recycling drop-off scheduled in Prairieville

Ascension Parish residents can recycle newspaper, cardboard and other materials from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville.

The parish’s monthly Recycling Road Show accepts:

  • Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, phone books, paperback books, mail, colored paper and envelopes. Photos and carbon paper are not accepted.
  • Milk and juice cartons. Wax-coated frozen food packaging or take-out food containers cannot be recycled.
  • Cardboard, including detergent and cereal boxes, 12-pack drink cartons and flattened boxes.
  • Aluminum, tin or bimetal cans and metal lids, but no aerosol cans or wire hangers.
  • No. 1 through No. 7 plastic containers, but no bags, hangers, caps, lids, six-pack rings or chemical containers.

For more information, call Don Hysell at (225) 450-1308, or visit ascensionparish.net.