The annual Trash Bash hosted by Team Green of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles is coming up.

When?: Saturday, April 21, 2018, between 8 am and 11 am
Where?: Chennault International Airport
How much?: Free to residents
Why?: Lake Charles Trash Bash is too encourage residents to dispose of garbage properly to ensure a greener, healthier and safer community.

Items that are not accepted:

  • ammunition
  • asbestos materials
  • chemical household waste
  • explosives
  • freon items
  • lawn mowers
  • medical waste
  • medication
  • propane tanks
  • scrap iron
  • tires

Items accepted:

  • aluminum
  • antifreeze
  • batteries of types
  • cardboard
  • clothing
  • electronic devices
  • miscellaneous household trash
  • oil
  • paint that is labeled recyclable and reusable latex paint
  • paper
  • plastic
  • products containing mercury including fluorescent light bulbs
  • sofas

Confidential paper shredding will also be available.

To make the process faster and easier you are asked to load your vehicle or trailer in the following order from front to back, 1 being the front of the vehicle or trailer and 8 being the rear of the vehicle or trailer so that 8 will come off the vehicle or trailer first when unloading.

  1. reusable items (clothing, sofas and other)
  2. electronics
  3. trash
  4. all battery types
  5. oil and antifreeze
  6. mercury
  7. confidential papers (shredding)
  8. paint

Residents are asked to turn south onto Merganser St. off of J. Bennett Johnston Avenue and follow directions to the unloading stations. Parking is not allowed on Merganser St.

Click or tap here for a map to Chennault International Airport

Below is a map of the route to the stations once you arrive at Chennault

-Click or tap the map to enlarge it.-


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