Recycling Road Show scheduled for Saturday, August 2

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

PRAIRIEVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at 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 at the Recycling Road Show in Prairieville 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 through No. 7 plastic containers, but no bags, hangers, caps, lids, six-pack rings or chemical containers.

For more information, you may call Don Hysell, environmental manager with Ascension Parish at (225) 450-1308, or visit www.ascensionparish.net.