Trash Bash 2011

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Saturday from 8 until 11 AM, the City of Lake Charles and Team Green Southwest Louisiana are teaming up to host Trash Bash 2011.

It'll take place at Cennault International Airport. To get to the drop off spot, participants traveling east or west on J.Bennett Johnston Ave. will turn south onto Merganser St. and continue traveling south until reaching the entrance to the Trash Bash staging area on the left (next to AEROFRAME sign). Once there, you will be directed through the unloading stations. Participants should follow the directions to the entry point and continue moving.

You can learn more by calling 491-1481.

Here's a complete list of what they will and will not take.

Anti Freeze
Automotive Batteries
Clothing, Sofas, other reusable items
Electronic Devices with a plug/Computer Monitors & CRT's
Mercury or any product containing mercury:
Chemistry sets
Fluorescent light bulbs (long or curved)
Maze toys
Old alkaline batteries (purchased before 1990-check expiration dates)
Thermometers (silver liquid in tube)
Vials or jars of mercury-sometimes on necklaces
Miscellaneous Trash (see "Won't Take" list below)
Motor Oil
Paint: labeled recyclable & reusable latex & oil
Scrap Metal
Tires (5 tires only, under 400 lbs per tire)

Asbestos Materials
Compressed Gas Cylinders with Valves
Freon Items
Household Hazardous Waste
Lawn Mowers
Medical Waste/Infectious Material
Ni/cd and Lithium Batteries
PCB Ballasts
Propane Tanks
Radioactive Devices: fire/smoke detectors
Aerosol Paint Cans
Varnish & Stain Paint Cans
Unidentifiable Paint Cans