Although St. Charles Parish Council members say constituents’ requests for curbside recycling are intensifying, they instead learned a 250 percent rise in hauling cost actually makes it unfeasible, and forced the suspension of the parish’s recycling program. […]
The largest recycler in the New Orleans area announcing it will no longer handle household recyclables sent St. Charles Parish officials brainstorming options. […]
Amid major changes to St. Charles Parish’s recycling program, the parish will ask residents if they want to resume curbside recycling. […]
Renee Allemand Simpson
The parish has seen great participation in the recycling bin program that began March 1. Currently, parish officials are looking into solutions for managing the higher-usage bins, especially at Lakewood Elementary in Luling and Ormond Fire Station in Destrehan.
By Renee Allemand-Simpson
Parish activities are revving back up after the Christmas season. And they’re happening on all scales – from the Parish Council submitting infrastructure projects to President Barack Obama and the Louisiana Congressional Delegation for federal funding, to a local parish cleanup day. Those issues and more are making news this January. […]
Though curbside recycling disappeared in the parish after Hurricane Katrina, residents still have the chance to turn in recyclable materials during bi-monthly drop-off events scheduled throughout the year. […]