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Garbage and Recycling

The City of Covington has contracted out waste disposal with Coastal Environmental Services. 
Coastal Environmental Services
63209 HWY 434
LaCombe LA, 70445
Phone:  985-781-3171
Fax:      985-781-3191

Garbage and Recycling Services

For all residents and small businesses, all household garbage, green waste and recycling will be picked up based on Location according to Schedules, as shown below. All containers for garbage and recycling should be curbside by 5 a.m. Residents and businesses are also reminded to promptly store their trash and recycling carts after pickup, rather than leaving them curbside, encouraging all to  "Be A Good Neighbor".


As of July 4th 2019, All recycling will now be picked up on Thursdays citywideGlass will no longer be included in the recycling plan.

Commercial customers wishing to obtain dumpster services should contact Coastal Environmental Services directly at 985-781-3171 or contact another provider to establish an individual contract for dumpster services.

Large Debris / Green Waste Services

Green waste is picked up by Coastal Environmental Services within 10 days of being placed curbside.  Residents may call Coastal Environmental Services directly at 985-781-3171 to schedule a pickup for a large pile.  

Green waste defined:  Grass, leaves, flowers, stalks, stems, Christmas trees, and tree trimmings that are generated by a Producer and not by a third-party contractor or commercial tree cutter.  Tree trunks and limbs shall not exceed 50 lbs. in weight or 12” in diameter.  Trees, limbs, branches, etc. need not be bundled or tied.  Leaves should be containerized or bagged.  All of the preceding in a pile not to exceed 15’ long, 6’ wide, and 5’ high.

Residents can call Coastal Environmental Services directly to notify them of a debris pile: 
Coastal Environmental Services - 985 781 3171