The Memorial Day holiday will be observed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in Lake Charles. Here is the holiday garbage and trash collection schedule.

  • Normal pickup for Monday will be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 28.
  • Normal pickup for Tuesday will be rescheduled for Wednesday, May 29.
  • Routes for Thursday and Friday will remain as normal.

City Hall, recycling services, and all other services for the Department of Public Works will also close on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Normal office hours resume on Tuesday, May 28.

According to a media release, "as a reminder containers and other items for removal shall be placed before the hour of 7 a.m. on collection day or on the evening proceeding collection day. Containers shall be removed no later than 7 pm on the day of collection. The owner, occupant, tenant, etc., is responsible for collecting any spillage from the container, said a media release".