More Equipment, Labor & Temporary Transfer Station Will Immediately Address Trash Issues; Citizens Should Expect Relief Starting Friday

September 21, 2021

Representatives of the city’s two major trash collection contractors – Richards Disposal and Metro Services – said Tuesday that citizens can expect accelerated pick-up of household garbage to begin within the next few days. According to testimony at Tuesday’s City Council Public Works Committee meeting, creative solutions and new sources of labor and equipment are […]

Trash Relief Should Begin Wednesday With Arrival of Ceres Environmental

September 15, 2021

City officials said today that residents should see a greater volume of debris from Hurricane Ida being removed from their neighborhood streets beginning Wednesday, September 15, and continuing through next week at the very least. Only about 5% of the 54,000 tons of debris left behind from Hurricane Ida has been picked up to date. […]

As New Orleans Waits, Trash Piles

July 14, 2021

Despite rising pressure, Metro Service Group is still failing to keep up with pick-ups throughout the areas of New Orleans it serves. New numbers from, add to that pressure. In June, 3,895 New Orleans residents called 311 to report late pickups for trash and recycling, and that’s a record high. The previous record was […]

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