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NEWS RELEASE

JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA

December 20, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JEFFERSON PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING GUIDELINES

JEFFERSON, LA - Residents in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte should place trees curbside on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Christmas trees will be collected curbside on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 and Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.

Trees must meet the following guidelines in order to be recycled:

  • No flocked trees
  • No artificial trees
  • No painted trees
  • No lights, garland, tinsel, ornaments, tree stands and plastic bags.

The trees will be recycled in an effort to fight coastal erosion, which protects Jefferson Parish’s unique ecosystem including wildlife and wetlands.

For more information, please contact the Jefferson Parish Department of Coastal Management at 504-736-6719, email JPCoastalZone@JeffParish.net or visit www.JeffParish.net/Coastal.

For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.

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Jefferson Parish Public Information Office

1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002

Jefferson, LA 70123

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