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The City of Zachary Announces New Automated Waste Cart Service and New Carts

Posted by zachary on November 05, 2020

The City of Zachary has a solid waste collection contract with Waste Management of Louisiana for garbage and trash pickup.  Curbside, automated garbage/solid waste pickup is provided twice a week per week to each residential home. Garbage/solid waste definition is useless, unwanted or discarded materials with insufficient liquid content to be free flowing, that results from domestic operations.

Each household in the city limits of Zachary receives one (1) Waste Management 96- gallon garbage cart.  Carts are durable, have wheels for easy transporting, and the lids keep all trash contained within the carts.  All garbage must fit inside the 96-gallon cart- garbage left outside the container will not be picked up by Waste Management. 

A second Waste Management cart is available for $75.00.  Waste Management retains ownership of all carts.  Please contact Waste Management at (800) 284-2451 to order a second cart.

Bulk waste collection service is offered bi-monthly through contract with Lionel Boudreaux Trucking, for all residents and small commercial businesses.  Scheduled pick-ups of bulk waste for residents and small business located North of Main/Hwy. 64 will be collected on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month.  Pick-up for locations South of Main/Hwy. 64 will receive service on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays.  This service is only authorized to pick-up 6 cubic yards per household/business including, tree limbs and trunks not exceeding 45 lbs. in weight or 6 feet in length, green waste that is pre-bagged, leaves, flowers, stalks, stems and tree trimmings, white goods, furniture or other waste that does not fit inside containers.  Bulk waste pick-up excludes construction debris, tires, auto parts, and garbage. Collections shall not start before 6 am or continue after 8 pm on the same day. For additional information on bulk waste pick-up, contact Lionel Boudreaux Trucking Customer Service Line, 225 217-0455. 

Both Waste Management and Lionel Boudreaux Trucking observes the following legal holiday:  Christmas Day.  These will be non-collection days.  Should the scheduled collection day fall on an above-described holiday, the collection will be accomplished on the next business day after such holiday.

In addition, residents may also dispose of garbage, trash, and bulk items at the East Baton Rouge Parish North Landfill, located at 16001 Samuels Road in Zachary between the hours of 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday.  Residents are limited to garbage disposal four times per month at no fee.  Bulk items, such as demolition debris or building materials will be weighed and charged a $28 per ton tipping fee, or 1000 pounds or less at $14.00.  For questions or inquiries, contact the EBRP North Landfill at 225 389-4813.