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New Orleans Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the New Orleans trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of New Orleans is in Louisiana with Metairie and Baton Rouge to the northwest, Gulfport to the east, New Iberia to the west, and Jefferson Perish to the south.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

New Orleans Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://nola.gov/trash/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

The City of New Orleans observes the following holidays, with solid waste and recycling collections suspended outside of the French Quarter and Downtown Development District (DDD).  

  • New Year’s Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Solid waste collections occur 365 days per year in the French Quarter and Downtown Development District (DDD).  Recyclable materials collections do not occur on the holidays listed above in the French Quarter & DDD and will resume on the next scheduled collection day.

New Orleans Trash Collection Map

New Orleans trash pickup schedule map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://nola.gov/trash/

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • White goods
  • Sofas
  • Mattresses
  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Carpet (rolled and tied, cut in less than 4-foot lengths) 
  • Up to 6 bags of yard waste (bagged leaves, weeds, grass, small vegetation/hedge clippings).
  • Up to 6 bundles of tree branches cut in less than 4-foot lengths
  • Up to 4 tires

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Construction and demolition materials
  • Televisions
  • Household Hazardous Waste

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in New Orleans and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://nola.gov/sanitation-collection-schedules/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in New Orleans?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://nola.gov/trash/#heading2

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://nola.gov/sanitation-collection-schedules/#heading0

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the New Orleans Public Works Department?

Department of Sanitation
1300 Perdido Street, 1W30, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 658-4000

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