St. Tammany Parish – Tammany Utilities – Garbage District #1

WASTE COLLECTION DAYS FOR THE CITY OF SLIDELL

Waste Collections Days for St. Tammany Parish – Tammany Utilities – Garbage District #1 are:

Monday & Thursday 

Services include the following subdivisions:

  • Cross Gates
  • Turtle Creek
  • The Landings
  • The Bluffs
  • Willow Wood
  • Autumn Lakes
  • Holiday Acres
  • Taylor’s Trace
  • As a reminder, we ask that you put your Garbage cart out the night before your scheduled pick-up day or prior to 6:00 am on your scheduled day for service.

    An additional cart may be purchased for $65 or you can purchase an extra cart from your local Hardware Store.


    For Recycling
    :

    Wednesday is the day for collection of Recyclables for the entire St. Tammany Parish – Tammany Utilities – Garbage District #1. Please have your recycling bin placed at the curb the night prior to service or by 6 am every Wednesday.

    Please leave your recyclables loose in the cart. Do not put in trash bags as these bags are not recyclable.
    Here is a list of accepted recyclable materials.

    ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

    Cardboard

    (Yes, all those Amazon boxes!)
    cardboard boxes

    Shipping Boxes

    Paper

    • Mixed Office Paper
    • Magazines/Catalogs
    • Newspapers
    • Shredded Paper *the shredded paper must be in a clear bag.

    Envelopes (minus the plastic wrapper)

    Plastics - Numbered 1 & 2

    If you do not see a 1 or 2 on the plastic – do not put in recycling.

    • Soft Drinks
    • Mineral Water
    • Fruit Juice
    • Cooking Oil
    • Milk Jugs
    • Cleaning Agents
    • Laundry Detergents
    • Bleaching Agents
    • Shampoo Bottles
    • Washing Soap

    Plastic Caps

    Aluminum Food & Beverage Containers

    UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

    Plastics – numbered 3-7

    • PVC – pipes, pool liners, supply jugs, twine
    • LDPE – ziplock bag, grocery bags, bread bags, trash bags, six-pack rings, lids for containers
    • PP – diapers, margarine containers, straws, juice bottles, party cups, medicine bottles, sealable food containers, reusable cups
    • PS – plastic utensils, coffee cups, yogurt containers, to-go containers, trays
    • PC – baby bottles, CDS, safety glasses, headlight lenses

    Metals

    • Ferrous metals, larges sheets for tin or aluminum

    Metal Waste - non recyclable

    Organic Waste

    Food waste or liquids.

    Clothes Hangers

    No clothes hangers

    No Clothes Hangers

    Shipping Bags

    NO Glass

    No glass will be accepted.

    NO PLASTIC BAGS

    No plastic bags.

    No Plastic Bags

    NO wax board

    (juice boxes, milk containers)

    No Wax Board

    NO hazardous waste

    (electronics, batteries, paint, chemicals)

    NO soiled papers

    (diapers, tissues, paper towels, paper plates, napkins or pizza boxes)

    NO aerosol cans

    NO aerosol cans

    NO aerosol cans

    KNOW YOUR PLASTICS

    PET 1 includes soda and water bottles, food containers, personal care products, liquid hand soap, and shampoo bottles.

    The easiest way to tell what type of plastic you are dealing with is to look
    on the item and find the recycling logo with a number inside.

    KNOW YOUR PLASTICS

    HDPE 2 includes milk jugs, coffee containers, condiment bottles and detergent bottles.

    We accepts all HDPE containers but do not accept grocery bags.

    If you cannot find a 1 or 2 on the plastic then it is best to not throw it in the recycle bin.

    Plastic Recycling Codes

    DEBRIS PILES/GREEN WASTE

    We pick up Green Waste weekly.  Residents may call Coastal Environmental Services directly at 985-781-3171 to schedule a pickup for a large pile.  It may take up to two weeks for removal.

    Green waste defined:  Grass, leaves, flowers, stalks, stems, Christmas trees, and tree trimmings that are generated by a Producer and not by a third-party contractor or commercial tree cutter.  Tree trunks and limbs shall not exceed 50 lbs. in weight or 12” in diameter.  Trees, limbs, branches, etc should be bundled and tied.  Leaves should be containerized or bagged.  All of the preceding in a pile not to exceed 15’ long, 6’ wide, and 5’ high.

    PLEASE DO NOT PLACE:

    • Under Power Lines
    • In Ditches
    • In Driveways
    • In Roadway
    • On Neighbors Property
    • Across Sidewalk
    • Near/On Fire Hydrants
    • On Water Meter Boxes