Your Mardi Gras recycling with ArcGNO helps us turn beads into jobs for individuals with autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual disabilities!


To donate any Mardi Gras throws, simply locate your nearest ArcGNO recycle bin. You can still donate at these locations.



ArcGNO Drop-Off Sites


East New Orleans



New Orleans Sanitation Department accepts beads year round! Drop them off on the SECOND and FOURTH SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH at 2829 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVENUE – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.