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Mardi Gras Bead Recycling (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-02-28

Duration: 00:04:05

Subjects: Environment | MARDI GRAS | Holidays | Beads


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Reid, Emma Producer
  • Davis, Brett Interviewee


This segment from the February 28, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Emma Reid’s report on a Mardi Gras bead recycling program in New Orleans that lowers the environmental impact of Mardi Gras and helps people with intellectual disabilities. She interviews Brett Davis of Grounds Krewe, who discusses the three-year history of the initiative. Hosts: Andre Moreau and Natasha Williams