December recycling event set for Saturday
The Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show returns Saturday to the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville. A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The types of material being accepted include:
• Newspapers and magazines, including catalogs, phone books and paperback books, mail, colored paper and envelopes. Photos and carbon paper are not accepted.
• Milk and juice cartons, but no wax-coated frozen food packaging or take-out food containers.
• 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 or No. 7 plastic containers, but no bags, hangers, caps, lids, six-pack rings or chemical containers.
For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 225-621-5730.