cityhall report

Garbage and Recycling

The City of Covington has contracted out waste disposal with Progressive Waste Solutions. 
Progressive Waste Solutions
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 citywide every Wednesday for all customers. All containers for garbage and recycling should be curbside by 5 a.m. Wednesday mornings. 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".

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

Please contact City Hall at 985-892-1811 if you have questions.

Large Debris / Green Waste Services

Large debris/green waste is picked up by Progressive Waste Solutions.  Residents should call Progressive Waste Solutions directly at 985-781-3171 to schedule a pickup.  It may take up to two weeks for removal.

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 Progressive Waste directly to notify them of a debris pile: 
Progressive Waste Solutions - 985 781 3171