St. Martin Parish Collections Operations

CURBSIDE WASTE COLLECTION

Once per week service
  • ALL carts may be used for trash service; No curbside recycling service
  • Place cart at the road the night before collection day
  • Bag all trash; no loose garbage in cart
  • Handle/wheels facing residence; lid opening facing street
  • Cart placed no more than 5 feet from street
  • Leave 3 feet of space on all sides of cart
  • Cart lid closed completely
  • All carts must be standing upon arrival

ACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ITEMS

  • Normal non-hazardous household waste
  • Broken glass (safely wrapped)
  • Cat litter or small animal waste (if double bagged)
  • Light bulbs
  • Pizza boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Yard waste if no more than 50% of the trash

UNACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ITEMS

  • Ammunition, fireworks
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Barrels
  • Batteries
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Styrofoam
  • Electronics, radio, computers, TVs, etc.
  • Florescent lights
  • Hazardous Waste of any kind
  • Infectious waste
  • Items containing Freon: Refrigerator, Air Conditioner, etc.
  • Items containing lead
  • Items containing mercury
  • Liquid waste of any kind
  • Microwaves
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires

BULK PICKUP

Twice per month service

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

not exceeding 50 pounds or 3 cubic yards

  • Loose brush & limbs
  • Tree trunks (not larger than 2 feet in diameter)
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • White goods

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

  • Construction debris
  • Storm debris
  • Waste tires
  • Agricultural solid waste
  • Dead animals
  • Offal waste
  • Stable matter

RECYCLING DROP OFF FACILITY LOCATIONS

 

  • Stephensville Park
    3257 Hwy 70, Stephensville, LA 70380

  • South Barn
    1011 Capritto 40 Arpent Rd, St. Martinville, LA 70582

  • Grand Bois Substation
    1895 Nursery Hwy, Parks, LA 70582

  • Paul Angelle Park (turnaround) –
    2458 Cecilia High School Rd, Cecilia, LA 70517

ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS

Metal

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Tin
  • Steel food & beverage cans & empty aerosol cans

Plastics

  • #1—#7 Plastic containers & bottles with necks smaller than their bases

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard

  • Food boxes (i.e. cereal & Jello boxes)
  • EMPTY paper towel & toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packaging (i.e. tissue boxes etc.)
  • Office paper—any color
  • Newspapers & inserts
  • Magazines, catalogs & brochures
  • Envelopes & junk mail
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books & other soft cover books

How To Prepare Recyclables

  • Remove caps or lids
  • Rinse thoroughly
  • It is OK to leave on labels and neck rings
  • Flatten ALL boxes/cardboard
  • Remove all packaging (Styrofoam, peanuts, plastic, bubble wrap, plastic liners, etc.)

UNACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS

  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Chemical/pesticide containers
  • Electronics
  • Light bulbs
  • Styrofoam
  • Yard waste
  • Food waste
  • Restroom waste
  • Grocery bags

HOLIDAYS

The following holidays will be honored in St. Martin Parish. If the holiday falls on a week day, all routes will run one day behind.

  • New Years
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas