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Solid Waste

Handling Household Garbage
Conveniently located, beautifully landscaped, and readily accessible to Caddo Parish residents, the 17 compactor locations are capable of receiving residential household refuse, which includes:

  • Garbage
  • Furniture
  • Refrigerators
  • Hot water heaters
  • Stoves

Note: Chemicals and batteries are not accepted.

Please see the Solid Waste Guide for a full listing of all items that are accepted as well as a listing of current hours of operation and holiday closures.

Roadside Litter Program
In 1992 an intergovernmental agreement was forged between the Parish of Caddo (Public Works Department) and the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. This agreement established a Roadside Litter Program, which allows the sheriff to use prison inmates to remove litter from roadsides throughout the parish.

From 1996-2011 the Roadside Litter Program collected several tons of litter along parish roads. Parish future plans include adding another compactor site and expanding the existing recycling program.

Area Recycling
All sites have containers for recycling clean newspaper, cardboard, aluminum, and steel cans. Currently, compactor sites do not accept any glass or plastic recyclables.


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