Household Hazardous Waste Day

Held twice each year, LCG's Household Hazardous Waste Day (HHWD) allows residents a way to properly dispose of household chemicals and electronics. HHWD is a service available at no additional cost to those living within the City of Lafayette or unincorporated areas of the parish. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of this event to responsibly dispose of hazardous materials.

The LCG Household Hazardous Waste Day set for mid-May has been cancelled.
Chemicals Accepted Electronics Accepted Will NOT Accept

  • Paint & Paint Products
  • Turpentine
  • Paint Thinner & Stripper
  • Stains
  • Gasoline
  • Chemical Cleaners
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Mercury Thermometers



  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Alkaline Batteries



  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Accessories
  • Laptops
  • Processors
  • Networking Equipment
  • Circuit boards (any type)
  • Fax Machines
  • Toner & Ink Jet Cartridges
  • Digital Cameras & DVR’s
  • MP3 & DVD Players
  • Stereos
  • DVD Movies & Video Games
  • Xboxes, PlayStations, Wii
  • Portable GPS Devices
  • Cell Phones/Bag Phones
  • Telephone & Telephone Systems
  • Security Systems
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Telephone & Computer Cables

  • X NO Copiers
  • X NO Televisions
  • X NO CRT Monitors
  • X NO Printers
  • X NO Automotive or Rechargeable Batteries
  • X NO Motor Oil
  • X NO Antifreeze
  • X NO Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • X NO Tires
  • X NO Compact Florescent Bulbs
  • X NO Appliances
  • X NO Fire/Smoke Detectors
  • X NO Commercial Waste
  • X NO Medical Waste
  • X NO Medicine
  • X NO Explosives (including ammunition)
  • X NO Radioactive Material
  • X NO PCB Oil


For a list of places to dispose of above items we do NOT accept, see below.


 Ensure all liquid items are secure as leaky containers will not be accepted.  
*​For Lafayette City and Unincorporated Lafayette Parish Residents ONLY*
For more information call 291-5637.

 E-Waste collection made possible by:




Call to get business details, as items may change.

Rechargeable Batteries:

  • Best Buy-Lithium ion only
  • Batteries Plus


Automotive Batteries:

  • EMR / Southern Recycling ​
  • Louisiana Scrap Metal
  • Most Automotive Stores (i.e. Auto Zone, Firestone, Advance Auto Parts, Pep Boys)


Motor Oil:

  • Most Automotive Stores
  • Wal-Mart



  • Firestone
  • Pep Boys (5639 Johnson Street)
  • Take 5 Oil Change (1500 Pinhook or 3120 Ambassador Caffery)


Compressed Gas Cylinders:

  • Ameri-Gas: 2317 N. University Ave. 



  • Public Works South District Yard: 1017 Fortune Road (291-7072)
  • Colt Inc: 1223 Delhomme Ave., Scott, La.


Compact Fluorescent Bulbs:

  • Home Depot



  • EMR / Southern Recycling​
  • Louisiana Scrap Metal
  • 1x per month curbside (visit Bulky Waste map at for designated  week)


Fire Extinguishers:

  • Gulf Land Fire Safety Inc., Carencro, La.



  • Most local Pharmacies (call ahead)