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  • New Recycle Bins Delivered to LHS

    August 28, 2013 11:19 AM

    Recycling will continue at Lafayette High School thanks to Allied Waste. This morning, the company delivered eight new recycle bins. After our story aired, the director of Allied Waste, Greg Schultz contacted the school saying they'll provide recycling services free of charge. Schultz says recycling services will also... more »
  • School Recycling Issues Growing in Lafayette Parish

    August 26, 2013 6:26 PM

    Recycling could be a thing of the past for several Lafayette Parish schools. For years, recycling services were free, but starting next month, schools will have to foot the bill. Every year, Lafayette High recycles more than 120-thousand gallons of material, that's more than 10-thousand gallons each month.... more »
  • Jefferson prepares for curbside recycling

    June 11, 2012 5:22 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - Curbside collection of recyclable materials in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte will begin on July 2. Parish officials say the company contracted for the service, Progressive Waste Solutions, has begun delivering 18-gallon recycling bins to residences. Bins will be provided to residences... more »
  • Iberia bringing back recycling

    April 12, 2012 10:45 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The Iberia Parish Council has voted to enter into a contract with garbage collection company IESI that will return recycling to the parish after a one-year hiatus. The Advocate reports the $203,000 contract is a drop in cost compared with the $248,000 contract the parish... more »
  • Demand for recycling services increases in Bossier

    March 5, 2012 6:29 AM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier Parish is getting greener. Industry representatives say demand for recycling services is in high in the parish. Michael Hughes, owner of Hughes Recycling, which collects recyclables for the city, parish and school system, as well as private businesses tells the times increased demand is... more »
  • Jefferson Parish to bring back recycling

    December 16, 2011 10:00 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Council has voted to hire IESI Corp. to resurrect a curbside recycling program that has been dormant since Hurricane Katrina in unincorporated areas and Jean Lafitte. The decision came Thursday after extensive discussion about how to pay for the program's $1.05 million annual... more »
  • Disability Awareness Month

    March 31, 2011 7:42 PM

    The St. Mary Parish Recycling Facility is trying to raise money for a new vocational training building. Their having a raffle for Intellectual and Developmental Disability Month. It will help support the non-profit organization that runs the facility, The Center of Hope , which provides the workers who sort the... more »
  • Donate Your Old Trash Cans To Turn Them Into "Artistic" Recycling Bins

    June 1, 2010 6:35 PM

    Donate your old trash cans to turn them into "artistic" recycling bins. The goal is to promote recycling of aluminum cans to the youth and raising awareness of environmental issues. All monies collected through recycling process goes to coastal cleanups. This recycling program promises to reduce waste in our... more »
  • Fire at Lafayette Recycling Foundation Under Control

    May 6, 2010 6:08 PM

    The Lafayette Fire Department is still working at this hour on putting out a fire at the Recycling Foundation on Cameron Street. Firemen got to the scene at 1:30 this afternoon and have been working frantically ever since. Officials aren't sure of what sparked the flames, but... more »
  • Items not acceptable for recycling

    December 23, 2009 10:52 AM

    The Recycling Foundation, Inc/ Lafayette Due to the Christmas and New Years Day holidays we would like to remind residents of items that are not acceptable for recycling: No Styrofoam No foil wrapping paper No ribbons No paper plates No paper cups No plastic utensils No paper towels... more »
  • Household Chemical Collection in Eunice and Opelousas

    November 3, 2009 1:32 PM

    St. Landry Parish will hold its second annual hazardous household waste disposal day Saturday in both Eunice and Opelousas. Hazardous waste such as motor oil, household cleaners and chemicals, pesticides and more will be accepted from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Opelousas Recycling Center at 2717 W. Landry... more »

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