GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) — Residents in Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes can drop off their household hazardous materials for one day in October.

The collection day for both parishes will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ascension Parish residents can drop off materials at Lamar Dixon Expo Center and EBR Parish residents can drop off materials at LSU’s Touchdown Village Parking Lot. Parish residents must bring a valid ID to present.

Household hazardous materials that can be dropped off:

  • Automobile Tires
  • Car & Golf Cart Batteries
  • Cell Phones & Batteries
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Gasoline, Oil, & Antifreeze
  • Home & Garden Chemicals
  • Household Batteries
  • Ink & Toner Cartridges
  • Latex & Oil-Based Paints
  • Thinners & Varnishes
  • Scrap Metal (In Small Quantities)
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Televisions
  • Appliances
  • Telephone Systems
  • Video Camera (DVRs)
  • Computer Accessories
  • Xboxes, Play Stations, Wii
  • Fax Machines
  • Monitors, Printers

Materials that will not be accepted:

  • Explosives
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Medical Waste
  • Asbestos
  • High School Lab Waste
  • Commercial or Governmental Facility Waste
  • Paper Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Cardboard Aluminum Cans
  • Plastic & Glass
  • Hurricane Debris or Woody Materials

The Lamar Dixon Expo Center is located at 9039 S. St. Landry Avenue in Gonzales.

LSU’s Touchdown Village Parking Lot is located on South Quad Drive across from Engineering Lane in Baton Rouge.