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The City of Lake Charles is gearing up to celebrate the 2016 Mardi Gras Holiday on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Residents should keep in mind at there will be no trash or garbage pickup on that day. Trash and garbage normally picked-up on Tuesday will be rescheduled for pickup the following day, Wednesday, February 10.

 
This will be the same for all recycling and incinerator stations, as well as the Team Green recycling truck locations.  Normal operation will resume Wednesday, February 10. As for Trash and garbage routes picked-up regularly on Monday, Thursday, and Friday, those schedule will remain the same.
 
In addition during Mardi Gras week, the Department of Public Works and other City departments will be closed on Tuesday, February 9 in observance of the holiday and will resume regular operation on Wednesday, February 10.