Meet the Pelican Waste Team

Pelican Waste & Debris, LLC is owned and operated by Roddie Matherne, Chris Lapeyre, Corey Callais, Nicholas Callais and Harold Callais. Our team has over 100 years combined experience. The experience and leadership we bring to the waste industry puts Pelican at the top!

Pelican Waste & Debris is your local company. We not only work here, we live here and understand the unique challenges that face our region. Our commitment to our communities, customers and love for Louisiana keeps us motivated. We have set the highest standards for environmental protection, community involvement and customer satisfaction. We offer environmentally responsible disposal services, while helping to ensure the future of Louisiana for generations to come.




Mr. Matherne brings 30 years of waste collection experience to Pelican Waste & Debris, LLC. Mr Matherne was employed by SWDI, LLC from 1983 – 2010. Mr. Matherne started at SWDI, LLC as a hopper on a residential garbage truck and worked his way to General Manager through hard work and dedication to his job. Mr. Matherne is a member of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, Lafourche Chamber, and has recently applied to the South Central Industrial Association.


Mr. Lapeyre has been in employee benefits since 1996. He has earned the professional designation of Registered Health Underwriter from the American College. Mr. Lapeyre is a member of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, South Central Industrial Association, Bayou Industrial Group, Lafourche Chamber, Houma Rotary Club, Nicholls State University Foundation and Board of Directors of the local chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association.


Mr. Callais brings 30 years of waste collection experience to Pelican Waste & Debris, LLC. Corey Callais is the former CEO and Owner of SWDI from 1978-2010. and former owner of Abdon Callais in Golden Meadow. Currently, he serves as Chairman for Callais Capital Management and United Community Bank. Mr. Callais is a member of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, Lafourche Chamber, and serves as Chairman of United Community Bank.



172 N Lacarpe Cir, Houma, LA 70360

P.O. Box 3694, Houma, LA 70361

(985) 873 9553