Recycling Road Show set for Saturday, March 2

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 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 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 about the Recycling Road Show, you may call Don Hysell, environmental manager with Ascension Parish at (225) 621-5722.