Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

PRAIRIEVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville. A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 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.

Don Hysell, parish environmental manager, said the monthly date in January, 2015 has been rescheduled from Jan. 3 to Jan. 10 to accommodate parish residents who may still be on vacation during the upcoming New Year’s holiday.

For more information, you may call Don Hysell at (225) 450-1308, or visit