Solid Waste / Landfill

Tangipahoa Parish Solid Waste Facility signThe Tangipahoa Parish Regional Solid Waste Facility, located in Independence, LA, operates under Permit No. P-0217R2, viewable at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in Baton Rouge, or at the Tangipahoa Parish Library in Amite.

For information regarding definition of facility type and waste type, please refer to the, "Environmental Regulatory Code VII Solid Waste", as produced by the Louisiana DEQ.

Visitor Do's and Don'ts

Do:

  • ...be advised that during or after a heavy rain, conditions may not be favorable for disposing of waste.
  • ...be aware that the active area is located at the top of a hill, and wet conditions may not allow for decent travel.
  • ...be aware of large construction equipment operating in or around the area. Though our employees are instructed to yield the right of way to our customers, your attention and consideration would help in providing a safe working environment.
  • ...observe and obey all posted signs. These are for your safety as well as others.

Don't:

  • ...allow children under the age of 13 years to venture outside of your vehicle.
  • ...venture out across the active area or other parts of the landfill. Stay within 6 feet of your vehicle or trailer at all times.
  • ...smoke once you enter the facility.

Permitted Waste:

  • Residential and Commercial Solid Waste (Type II Waste)
  • Construction and Demolition Debris (Type III Waste)

Non-permitted waste:

  • Hazardous
  • Industrial (oil, gas, grease, etc.)
  • Agriculture Waste (fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides) 
  • RACM (Regulated Asbestos Containing Material)

Hours of Operation

(changes occur on Daylight Savings Time)

Spring:

  • Monday-Friday - 6:30 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Saturday - 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fall:

  • Monday-Friday - 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday - 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

  • Christmas Eve - 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • New Years Eve - 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM

We are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Tipping Fees:

  • Tangipahoa Parish Residential Waste - $31.44/ton
  • Commercial/C&D/Roofing Material - $36.53/ton
  • Sludge - $0.156/gallon

Contact Us:

57510 Hano Road
Independence, LA 70442
Phone: 985-878-4403
Fax: 985-878-2361

Donnie Colona
Operations Manager
dcolona@tangipahoa.org

Connie Henry
Administration Manager
chenry@tangipahoa.org

Recycling

CLICK HERE for information on recycling locations and accepted items.