Recycling Office

Welcome to The Baton Rouge Recycling Office

Recycling’s goal is to meet or exceed the state-mandated goal of 25% reduction in land-filled solid waste through design, implementation, management, and promotion of innovative waste reduction programs in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Christmas Tree Recycling - December 26, 2023 - January 10, 2024

Holiday Collection Schedule 

New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day are holidays in the solid waste collection contracts. If the holiday occurs on a collection day, then services will be provided on the next scheduled collection day unless residents are notified otherwise. 

  1. Live Christmas Tree Recycling Dropoffs at BREC Parks

    EBR residents can drop off their bare, unflocked natural trees at participating locations through Jan. 10, 2024. Read on...
  2. City-Parish to Hold Fall 2023 Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on October 7

    EBR residents can drop off their refuse at LSU's Touchdown Village parking lot from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. Read on...
  3. City-Parish Reminds Residents of Upcoming Changes to Extra Garbage Cart Services and Fees

    Residents are urged to take the extra cart survey if they have more than 1 garbage can. Read on...
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