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Information current as of July 15, 2013.
America Recycles Day Promotion

 Environmental Quality, Office of Environmental Services

A national recycling education, awareness and media event. The Louisiana Department of Enviornmental Quality (DEQ) co-coordinates with the Louisiana Recycling Organization.

Ten Great Ways to Celebrate America and Louisiana Recycles Day

  1. Think before you throw. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
  2. Add new recyclable materials to your home, office, or school recycling program.
  3. Commit to buy and use recycled products at home and at work.
  4. Conduct a Louisiana Recycles Day sales promotion.
  5. Start a compost pile with yard trimmings and food scraps.
  6. Take a youth group to visit a recycling facility or a landfill in your community.
  7. Take your used motor oil and oil filters to one of the many approved collection centers.
  8. Leave grass clippings on the lawn as fertilizer.
  9. Allow a school to consolidate its recyclables with your workplace recycling program.
  10. Conduct a training workshop on recycling or composting.

Every American is invited to begin, enhance or support recycling and "Buy Recycled" efforts. Join other individuals, businesses, schools, and organizations. Sent in a pledge card (available from your local recycling planner, the Department of Evironmental Quality or pledge on-line at www.americarecyclesday.org) by November 15 and help yourself and your community by recycling and buying products with recycled content.

Contact Information
Recycling Section
( 225 ) 219 - 3265
Recycling Section
Physical Address
602 N 5th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4313
Baton Rouge, LA 70821 - 4313
Primary Phone Number: ( 225 ) 219 - 3265
Secondary Phone Number: ( 800 ) 305 - 6621
Fax Number: ( 225 ) 219 - 3310
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed