Q: Are there limits to what I can place in my garbage cart?
St. Charles Parish provides semi-automated
collection of containerized household garbage
twice per week. The cart is provided by the
vendor, Progressive (formerly / interchangeably SDT). Each cart/container and its
contents shall weigh no more than 75 pounds.
Contents must be bagged. Any extra
household garbage that will not fit in the cart
may be bagged and placed on the ground next
to the cart.
Q: What do I do with my white goods?
White goods, or large appliances, are
collected once per week. For pickup service,
call Progressive (formerly / interchangeably SDT) at 1-877-747-4374.
Q: What do I do with my large bulky waste?
Items weighing between 75 and 400 pounds
and measuring between 4 and 6 feet in length,
including large tree limbs, large heavy items
and bulky furniture and excluding waste from
contractor work are collected by boom truck. To
request service, call Progressive (formerly / interchangeably SDT) at 1-877-747-4374.
Q: How can I request a cart replacement or repair?
Call Progressive (formerly / interchangeably SDT) at 1-877-747-4374 or the St. Charles Parish Contract Monitor's Office (985) 331-8604. You may also fill out the garbage concerns
Q: What do I do with my small bulky waste items?
Bicycles, toys, containerized leaves, grass clippings and bundled and stacked yard
waste are collected twice per week. Items
must not exceed 4 feet in length, 2 feet in
diameter or weigh more than 75 pounds.
Q: Who should I contact for garbage pickup complaints?
You may either fill out a form on the website or call the Contract Monitor's Office or garbage contractor. All pertinent information on your options can be found here
Q: What waste items should never be placed curbside?
Items that do not belong in the landfill include
tires, concrete, paint, motor oil and other
household hazardous waste. Local industry
sponsors a recycling drop-off event for these
items once per year in the spring. Be sure to
check the newspaper, Cox Cable Channel 6
or the parish website for more information.
Q: When is my garbage pickup day?
Wednesday and Saturday from
I-310 through Montz;
Tuesday and Friday
from I-310 through St. Rose
Monday and Thursday - Towns
of Killona, Taft, Hahnville, Luling (between
River Road and Hwy. 90), Ama, Mozella,
Paradis, Des Allemands, Bayou Gauche;
Tuesday and Friday - Luling (Willowdale,
Davis Plantation, Willowridge, Lakewood
West, Mimosa Park, Coronado Park), Boutte
(South of Hwy 90 to I-310)
Q: When does garbage collection occur?
All collection routes begin at 5 a.m., therefore
all carts must be placed curbside the night
before collection day. Carts should be picked
up by noon the day following collection.
Q: Who is provided garbage service?
Parish garbage collection is provided to
residences and small businesses with active
water meters that are being billed for the service
on their water bills. Owners of vacant lots do not
pay these fees, therefore trash placed in front of
vacant lots will not be collected.
Q: Where can I bring hazardous materials such as oil, paint and old electronics for disposal?
A Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day is scheduled each year in May by local industry sponsors. For more information on what you are allowed to bring to this drop-off, visit the Web site
. The event is supported by St. Charles and St. John Parishes, local industry and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. Please check our Web site calendar
for upcoming events as information becomes available.Best Buy
and Office Depot
both take electronics for recycling. Visit their Web sites to find out more information on their policies. For more information on where to bring other recyclables locally visit the HHMCD