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Household Hazardous Material Collection Day set for March 18

Household Hazardous Material Collection Day set for March 18

Lafourche Parish Government will hold a household hazardous material collection day on Saturday, March 18, between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon in the Lafourche Parish Government complex parking lot, 4876 LA Hwy. 1, Mathews.

This is a residential collection only. Residents will be required to show proof of residency.

Accepted items include household products such as oven cleaners, corrosive cleaners, solvents, toilets and drain cleaners, bleach degreasers, disinfectants, polishes, aerosol cans, cooking oil, glue and pool chemicals.

Paints, electronic equipment, automotive products such as tires (limit 5 per person), used oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel and fuel and oil filters will also be accepted.

Lawn and garden products such as herbicides, pesticides and fertilizer and bug spray as well as batteries and flammables, such as propane tanks and lighter fluid, will also be accepted.

Items not accepted include ammunition, explosives, fireworks, fire extinguishers, appliances, furniture, power tools and radioactive devices and liquids in containers larger than five gallons.

For more information, contact the Lafourche Parish Government Solid Waste Office at 985-573-7603.