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Lafayette’s Recycling Program (1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-01-19

Duration: 00:04:33

Subjects: Environment | RECYCLING


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • White, Margan Interviewee
  • Armbruster, Sheila Interviewee


This segment from the January 19, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the success of Lafayette’s recycling program. He reports that the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) closed Lafayette’s city dump in 1988. He interviews Margan White of the Lafayette Public Works Department and Sheila Armbruster, the manager of the Recycling Foundation. Host: Robert Collins