Solid Waste

Collection Services

The Solid Waste Department performs a weekly curbside collection of garbage and trash throughout Plaquemines Parish. 


Household Garbage is collected in your brown container. For more information about garbage collection click here.


Trash debris consists of bagged yard debris (grass clippings and small items must be placed in brown paper yard bags), tree limbs, household appliances, and household furniture.

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  1. Solid Waste North Office

    The Solid Waste North Department is responsible for the collection of trash and garbage from Ironton north through Belle Chasse and along the East Bank of the Parish.

  2. Solid Waste South Office

    The Solid Waste South Department is responsible for the collection of garbage and trash from Myrtle Grove to Venice.

  1. Mike Whatley

    Superintendent of Solid Waste North Office

  2. Gregory Ingraham

    Superintendent of Solid Waste South Office

Holiday Schedule

Both Solid Waste Departments are closed on all Plaquemines Parish holidays: 

  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth 
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day