Marigny Green: ReCycle
Faubourg Marigny residents are eligible for curbside recycling collection by the City. To request a recycling cart, call 311. You may use the previous recycle "blue bins" or you can be purchased a blue bin at Lowe's and Home Depot if you do not want to use the city's recycle cart. A long-term goal of Marigny Green is to have 100% of Marigny residents recycling. For more information: www.nola.gov/en/RESIDENTS/Department-of-Sanitation/Curbside-Recycling/
Items that can be recycled curbside include:
• Paper (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, office paper, phone books, catalogs)
• Plastics ( # 1 through #7)
• Small metal cans (aluminum, steel, tin)
• Paperboard (cereal boxes, toothpaste boxes)
• Waxed carton (juice boxes, milk cartons)
Below are some other options for recycling:
Recycling Drop Off Sites
City of New Orleans Recycling Center: The city will continue to host a free recycling on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm at 2829 Elysian Fields Ave. In the past during the spring, the City has hosted a free BIG Recycling Event. Some of the unusual items that have been included were: E-waste, old medicines, paint, all batteries, CFL's , metals, paper, cardboard and much more. Check Marigny Green's website for the date.
Target Stores: Accepts: cellphones, aluminum cans, brown, clear, green glass, pastic bags, mp3 players, ink-jet cartridges and plastics.
Home Depot: Accepts compact fluorescent light bulbs
The Green Project www.thegreenproject.org
The Green Project is a nonprofit that promotes recycling, especially building materials in New Orleans located at 2831 Marais Street and Press St. The Green Project accepts donations of wood, doors, sheet goods, paint, decorative architectural items and for specific questions call 504-578-0188. You can make a choice to shop for materials at the Green Project Warehouse. The Green Project is the only paint recycling facility in the Gulf South. The Green Project accepts latex paint and sells paint that is separated by color and re-blended. New Orleans Area Recycling Guide www.thegreenproject.org/recycleGuide.pdf is the big book of how and where to recycle in New Orleans.