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Glass Recycling Returns to French Quarter, CBD After Long Hiatus

Glass Recycling Returns to French Quarter, CBD After Long Hiatus

More than nine months after Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed a deal to restart glass recycling in the French Quarter and Central Business District, those recognizable blue bins are about to hit the curbs again.

The administration announced that the more than 4,000 homes and small businesses in those downtown neighborhoods can begin to recycle glass bottles weekly on Sept. 24.

The service is part of the $3.9 million final agreement the city reached with Metairie company Empire Janitorial Sales & Services in December.

Glass recycling in New Orleans ended after the flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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