Ouachita Green Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2022 | KTVE

WEST MONROE, Louisiana (KTVE/KARD) — The Ouachita Green association has scheduled a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center, located at 501 Mane Street in West Monroe.

The organization will accept household waste such as latex paint, dyes, antifreeze, household chemicals, motor oil, pesticides, fire extinguishers, electronics, prescription drugs, batteries, light bulbs and pool chemicals.

Ouachita Green will also accept recyclable materials such as clothing, household items, glass bottles and jars, paper, plastics (#1 and 2 only), cardboard, metal, white goods and appliances.

The organization will not accept plastic bags, pool liners, water pipes, plumbing fixtures and polystyrene. Sharp objects, such as needles, will only be taken if the participant transfers them to the container provided at the collection site.

The organization has partnered with the Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union to offer shredding services, but document destruction services are limited to three boxes per household. The event also welcomes tires removed from rims, with a limit of five per household. The organization will also accept furniture.

Prohibited items include radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, smoke detectors and explosives. For more information, contact abrown@ouachitagreen.org or call (318)-355-5622.

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