Recycling

Tangipahoa Parish Recycling from 7 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. The landfill is closed to the public on Sundays.

Independence
57510 Hano Road west
Independence, LA 70443
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ACCEPTED:

Plastics:

  • Plastic bottles that have #1 through #7 inside the triangle shaped recycling symbol located typically at the bottom of the container
  • Beverage bottles
  • Food containers
  • Detergent bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Prescription bottles
  • Baby wipe containers
  • Household cleaner containers
  • Bleach bottles
  • Buckets with handles removed

Metal:

  • Aluminum, tin, and metal alloy beverage, food, and pet food cans
  • Metal lids

Labels do not need to be removed.

Cardboard:

  • Corrugated and paperboard boxes
  • Drink cartons
  • Shoe boxes

Paper:

  • Junk mail
  • Coupons
  • White or colored paper
  • Gift wrap
  • Envelopes
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Catalogs
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Paperback books
  • Telephone books
  • Shredded paper

NOT ACCEPTED: 

  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Bubble wrap
  • Plastic film
  • Household garbage
  • Yard trimmings
  • Woody waste
  • Building materials
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Clothes hangers
  • Soiled paper (tissues, diapers, paper towels, etc.)
  • Toys
  • 6-pack rings
  • Chemical containers
  • Packing material
  • Plastic wrap
  • Pizza boxes
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Aerosol cans
  • Take-out food containers
  • Photos
  • Hard cover books
  • Carbon paper
  • Rubber bands
  • Glass