Jefferson Parish residents can drop off Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9am-12pm at 100 Huey P. Long Avenue in Gretna.
HHMs include leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients. Products such as paints, common household cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides that contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care for disposal.
ACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:
Mercury-Containing Equipment: Thermostats, thermometers, elemental mercury
Paint: Latex coatings, oil paint, varnishes, wood preservers in original containers
Lawn & Garden Products: Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers, bug sprays
Household Cleaning Products: Cleaning solvents, corrosive cleaners, oven cleaners, drain cleaners, disinfectants, degreasers
Household Chemicals: Pool chemicals, photo chemicals
Lighting Components: Ballasts, fluorescent and neon light bulbs and tubes
Small Arms Ammunition, Pyrotechnics, and Safety Equipment: Rifle and pistol cartridges, shotgun shells, fireworks, fire extinguishers
Electronic Waste: Computers, LCD monitors, printers, radios, camcorders, VCR’s, CD players, DVD players, MP3 players, telephones, stereos, Xboxes, PlayStation and Wii gaming systems, digital cameras and digital video cameras, digital picture frames, portable navigation and GPS devices (Garmin, Magellan, Tom-Tom), fax machines, circuit boards (of any type), processors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), toner cartridges, ink jet cartridges, televisions, CRT monitors, noncommercial copy machines, printers, power tools
For a full list, please see this Jefferson Parish press release.
The collection site will be in the parking lot adjacent to Second Parish Court, located at 100 Huey P. Long Avenue in Gretna, between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00 noon. Residents should enter on the Derbigny Street side of the property and exit along Huey P. Long Avenue.