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Garbage Collection

Trash/garbage pickup is provided by Waste Connections.

Everyone within the city limits is required to have garbage collection.

Most trash and debris, when properly bundled and/or contained properly, can be disposed of at curbside.  If assistance is needed or you have questions for the town, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

For questions specific to trash or monthly collections, please call Waste Connections directly at (225) 383-1620.

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the garbage collection days for my street?

Garbage collection is every Monday and Thursday. Remember, observed holidays may alter the normal routine.

When are white goods and bulky waste collected?

2017 Monthly Collection of White Goods and Bulky Waste

January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5. 

White goods and bulky waste will be collected on the same days. However, white goods will also be collected when identified by visual inspecton, or by calling Pointe Coupee Parish Public Utilities Department at (225) 638-8507 or by calling Lionel Boudreaux at (225) 638-3419 or (225) 324-7654 and providing the collection address. Bulky waste will only be collected on Tuesdays on the first full week of each month.  All items must be placed at roadside for collection.

White goods are considered to be the following: washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, air conditioners, hot water heaters, and other small appliances. Bulky waste is considered to be the following: tree limbs and branches, no longer than eight (8) feet in length and no larger than twenty-four (24) inches in diameter, furniture such as sofas, chairs and mattresses. Collection of construction debris, wire or metal will not be provided or accepted. The Police Jury is prohibited and will not collect whole trees that have been cut down off of private properties and placed along the roadside.

Please contact the Police Jury at (225) 638-9556 should you have any questions.