trash collection http://wwno.org en City Imposes Tougher Consequences For Unpaid Sanitation Bills http://wwno.org/post/city-imposes-tougher-consequences-unpaid-sanitation-bills <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">Residents</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;"> and businesses who fail to pay their sanitation fees will have their water service shut off under a law passed Thursday by the City Council. The law was proposed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu as a way to boost collections and make up lost revenues from uncollected fees. Unpaid trash bills cost the city $8.5 million in 2011.</span></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Charles Maldonado 48619 at http://wwno.org Lafourche Parish Considers Buying Garbage Cans http://wwno.org/post/lafourche-parish-considers-buying-garbage-cans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Lafourche Parish Councilman Jerry Lafont wants a can in every driveway.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Specifically, Lafont is proposing the parish purchase standardized garbage cans for Lafourche residents to simplify the trash-collection process.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26924 at http://wwno.org St. Bernard Plans Tree Collection http://wwno.org/post/st-bernard-plans-tree-collection <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Tossed-out Christmas trees will be picked up Monday through Thursday in St. Bernard Parish. Officials of the parish road department said tress must be at curbside and free of decorations.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The pick-up schedule shows:</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:49:55 +0000 The Associated Press 26443 at http://wwno.org