For garbage collection, disposal, recycling, and street cleaning

The Department of Sanitation directs all activities related to garbage collection, disposal, recycling, and street cleaning, including registration of new garbage and recycling cans. It is also responsible for ensuring compliance of local, state, and federal regulations for solid waste collection and disposal for the City of New Orleans.

Department of Sanitation

1300 Perdido Street 1W30 New Orleans, LA 70112

Monday–Friday
8:00am–5:00pm

Field Operations 
Monday–Saturday
6:00am–2:00pm

To report illegal dumping or collection issues call 311

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January 7, 2023 | From City of New Orleans

THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS UPDATES RESIDENTS ON SOLID WASTE COLLECTION IN SERVICE AREAS 1 AND 4

The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation coordinated with Richard's Disposal (RDI) to bring supplemental equipment and resources into Service Areas 1 and 4 from New Orleans contractors along with RDI resources from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi. 

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January 7, 2023 | From City of New Orleans

THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS UPDATES RESIDENTS ON SOLID WASTE COLLECTION IN SERVICE AREAS 1 AND 4

The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation coordinated with Richard's Disposal (RDI) to bring supplemental equipment and resources into Service Areas 1 and 4 from New Orleans contractors along with RDI resources from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi. 

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December 13, 2022 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans to Host Free Paper Shredding, Recycling Drop-Off Event on Saturday, December 17

The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation today announced its paper shredding and recycling event taking place this Saturday, Dec. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the City’s Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 2829 Elysian Fields Ave. Given the high demand for paper shredding events, it is recommended that residents arrive early before shredding services have been exhausted.

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August 16, 2022 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans to Host Free Paper Shredding During Recycling Drop-Off Event This Weekend

The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation today announced its paper shredding event taking place Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the City’s Recycling Drop-Off Center (2829 Elysian Fields Ave).

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