SWLA Easter events and closures

The following closures have been announced for Easter:

City of Sulphur

The City of Sulphur has announced that there will be no interruptions to the residential garbage and trash collection schedule.

City of Lake Charles

Changes in trash and garbage pickup for the week of the Good Friday Holiday are as follows:

Trash and garbage normally picked up on Friday will be rescheduled for pickup on Saturday, March 30.

Team Green Recycling Truck and Green Station 2 (Alma Lane) will not be available on Good Friday, Friday, March 29. They will resume their normal schedule on Saturday, March 30.

The Wood Waste Facility/Green Station 1 (Broad Street) will not be open on Friday, March 29, and will resume regular operations on Monday, April 1.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday routes will remain on their regular schedules.

All other services of the Department of Public Works and other city departments will be closed on Friday, March 29, in observance of this holiday but will resume regular working hours on Monday, April 1.

City of Lafayette:

Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will run their regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection routes in Lafayette Parish and surrounding parishes on Good Friday.

The entire week following Easter, all customers served by Allied Waste in Lafayette Parish may place excess garbage that does not fit in the automated garbage cart on the ground for collection. All excess garbage must be bagged and placed at least three feet away from the automated cart. Excess garbage should not be placed in boxes or in garbage cans other than the automated cart.

The Lafayette Consolidated Government Compost Facility at 400 Dugas Road will close on Good Friday, and will remain closed until Monday, April 1.

The following events have been announced in celebration of Easter:

5th Annual Scuba Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic: April 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Yogi Bear Park in Moss Bluff. True Blue Watersports is hosting the event, which will feature over 80 divers, 200 eggs, prizes, food and entertainment. For more information, call 240-2211.

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