It's that time once again. Time to organize your unwanted household chemicals and electronics bring them where they can be recycled or properly disposed.

Household Hazardous Waste Day, hosted by Lafayette Consolidated Government, is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. until noon at Cajun Field. The event is for RESIDENTS IN THE CITY OF LAFAYETTE OR IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF THE PARISH.

Here's what chemicals you CAN BRING for disposal:

  • Paint
  • Poison
  • Chemical Cleaners
  • Gasoline
  • Mercury

There will also be an electronic waste disposal option, sponsored by CGI and Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council. Residents are also encouraged to bring:

  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Televisions
  • CRT Monitors

Residents are also encouraged to turn in unwanted latex paint, which will be re-blended and packaged for use by Lafayette Habitat for Humanity.

Attendees should enter the Cajun Field parking lot at Gate 4 from West Congress. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. until noon.

For updates and additional details on the May 4 HHWD visit Residents may also call the Environmental Quality Division at 291-5637.