Waste Management Announces Collection Schedule Changes In Acadiana Due To Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida will impact regular trash collection schedules in the City of Broussard and the City of Youngsville

Posted: Aug 28, 2021 3:58 PM

Lafayette, La – Due to the anticipated severe weather impacts associated with Hurricane Ida, Waste Management has canceled residential collection services for its valued customers in the City of Broussard and the City of Youngsville for Monday, August 30.

Residential collection services will resume as follows, weather and safe road conditions permitting:

City of Broussard - Customers will be serviced on their next regularly scheduled collection day.
City of Youngsville – All customers will experience a one-day delay in service this week.
Waste Management has also canceled commercial and roll-off services for Lafayette and surrounding areas. Customers will experience a one-day delay in service this week.

BEFORE THE STORM:

Secure garbage and recycling containers. Place empty containers in a secure location away from open spaces.
Stop all yard maintenance and tree trimming activities when there is a named storm with a predicted landfall.
Bundle and tie down all loose trash such as tree limbs, wood planks or building and roof tiles. Place these materials in a location where debris cannot become hazardous to homes and automobiles in high winds.
AFTER THE STORM:

Place normal household garbage and trash, such as food refuse, diapers and regular household waste at curbside and separated from storm debris (caused by severe weather such as high winds, hail and rain).
Storm debris, including tree limbs, carpet and carpet padding, aluminum and wood fencing, and household appliances should be placed curbside in separate piles, apart from the household garbage and trash.
All customers affected in the area are encouraged to visit https://www.wm.com/weather-alert/index.jsp for additional information about impacted service routes.

Lafayette
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 57°
New Iberia
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 55°
Ville Platte
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 51°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 57°
Crowley
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 55°
St. Martinville
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 55°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 51°
Tracking warmer temps this week

Latest Video

Image

I'm tracking warmer temps this week

Image

Federal Loan to Boost Economic Growth on Northside of Lafayette

Image

Federal Loan to Boost Economic Growth on Northside

Image

Nice Weather Sticks Around Today

Image

Gofundme for terminally ill toddler

Image

I'm tracking a cold front coming this week

Image

Cold Start to Sunday

Image

Fall Chill Arrives!

Image

Celebrating Marley's 20 year anniversary.

Image

Cold Front Arrives Tonight

Community Events