Recycling Road Show scheduled for Saturday, May 4

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Monday the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, May 4, 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 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 about each event call Don Hysell, environmental manager with Ascension Parish at (225) 621-5722, or visit www.ascensionparish.net.