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Hurricane Ida Updates

Sep 15
11:23 AM
Hurricane Ida

City Opens Transfer Station for Residents to Temporarily Dispose of Bagged Household Garbage Free of Charge

Beginning this morning at 11 a.m., the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation will allow residents to dispose of bagged household garbage at the Elysian Fields Transfer Station free of charge temporarily while we work to increase sanitation contractor capacity.

Going forward, the Transfer Station will open at 8 a.m. daily. Given the demand, residents are advised that there could be long lines and wait times to utilize the transfer station. The Sanitation Department is coordinating closely with the New Orleans Police Department Traffic Division to monitor traffic flow on Elysian Fields Avenue.

  • Where: 2829 Elysian Fields Ave.
  • When: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., daily
  • Who: New Orleans Residents only

Residents should access the Elysian Fields Transfer Station via the service road and enter through the gate at the rear of the property.

Residents will be responsible for off-loading their garbage at the site. The City will only be accepting bagged household garbage. Vegetative debris, construction debris, appliances, electronics or tires will not be accepted. Commercial vehicles are not eligible to dispose of debris at the Elysian Fields Transfer Station.

Residents may call 311 for any questions regarding the offloading of debris or the Elysian Fields Transfer Station.

For more information about trash and debris cleanup, click here