Recycling Road Show scheduled for Saturday, March 7

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

PRAIRIEVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the next Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 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.

Don Hysell, parish environmental manager for Ascension Parish, said Recycling Road Shows will now take place every other month on the first Saturday at the Prairieville Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. Future dates include May 2, July 11, Sept. 5 and Nov. 7.

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