Lake Charles Trash Bash

Lake Charles Trash Bash 2019

The Great American Cleanup Residential Trash Bash for the Greater Lake Charles Area will be Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8 AM-11 AM at Chennault International Airport.

Chennault International Airport is located at 3650 Sen J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70615 – Directions to Chennault International Airport 
When you arrive at the airport, enter Chennault International Airport from Legion Street onto Merganser Street and follow directions to the entry point of Trash Bash and continue moving.

A map of the drop-off area can be found on this page below the items not accepted list.

No pre- or post-dumping!
Littering Ordinance 13-15.1 to be enforced!

Please have items in order to be unloaded:
  1. Reusable
  2. Trash
  3. Confidential Paper Shredding
  4. Electronics
  5. Recyclables
  6. Trash
  7. Mercury
  8. All Battery Types
  9. Trash
  10. Oil and Anti-Freeze (55-gallon drums will NOT be accepted.)
  11. Paint
The following items will be accepted:
  • Anti Freeze
  • All Battery Types
  • Clothing, Sofas, other reusable items
  • Electronic Devices with a plug/Computer Monitors & CRT’s
  • Mercury or any product containing mercury:
     – Chemistry sets
     – Fluorescent light bulbs (long or curved)
     – Maze toys
     – Old alkaline batteries (purchased before 1990-check expiration dates)
     – Thermometers (silver liquid in tube)
     – Vials or jars of mercury-sometimes on necklaces
  • Miscellaneous Trash (see “Won’t Take” list below)
  • Motor Oil
  • Paint: labeled recyclable & reusable latex & oil
The following items will not be accepted:
  • Household Chemicals
  • Tires
  • Scrap metal
  • 55 Gallon Drums
  • Aerosol Paint Cans
  • Ammunition/Explosives
  • Asbestos Materials
  • Boats
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders with Valves
  • Freon Items
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Medical Waste/Infectious Material
  • Medication
  • PCB Ballasts
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radioactive Devices: fire/smoke detectors
  • Scrap Metal
  • Televisions
  • Tires
  • Unidentifiable Paint Cans
  • Varnish & Stain Paint Cans


Trash Bash Lake Charles Map

Trash Bash 2019 Sponsors:
  • Acadian Ambulance
  • Capital Area Corp. Recycling Council
  • CARC Treasure Chest
  • Citgo
  • City of Lake Charles
  • Coca Cola
  • Interstate Batteries
  • K-Jon
  • Kroger
  • LA Radio Communications
  • Lake Area Industry Alliance
  • Mallard Cove
  • Million Air Lake Charles
  • Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.
  • Pumpelly Oil
  • Sasol
  • Ward 3 Marshal’s Office
  • Waste Management

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