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Trash and recycling collection days may shift as a result of a holiday that falls on a Monday through Friday.  A collection schedule for the 2015 calendar year may be viewed by clicking: 

2015 Trash & Recycling Collection Calendar

For additional questions regarding holiday collection, please refer to the information outlined below:

Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule

The schedule for trash and recyclable collection around holidays (New Year’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day) changes as follows:

If the actual (not observed) holiday falls anywhere Monday through Friday:

  • There will be no collection on the holiday.
  • If your regular collection day falls on or after the holiday, collection will be delayed by one day during that week.
  • For those whose collection day is normally Friday, this will mean collection is delayed to Saturday.

If the actual holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday:

  • There will be no changes to the regular collection schedule that week.

Christmas Trees, Wreaths, & Greenery

Christmas trees, wreaths, and greenery are not accepted at the compost site or demolition landfill.  There are three options for disposal of these items:

  1. A separate, special collection for Christmas trees occur the week of January 11 - 15, 2016 on residents' regularly scheduled trash collection days.
    • Trees, wreathes, and greenery should be placed at the curb on your regular collection day during that week. 
    • Trees and large wreaths should be cut into sections no longer than 4 feet, or they will not be collected.
    • Trees, wreaths, and greenery that are frozen into a snow bank and do not free easily will also not be collected.
  2. Christmas trees and large wreaths may also be cut into small sections that will fit completely into your trash collection cart.   
  3. Christmas trees, wreaths, and greenery may be taken to the public drop-off area at the sanitary landfill on Black Bridge Road during normal operating hours.

Other Holiday Waste Disposal

The holidays bring lots of extra wastes, especially during the winter holidays.  Please review the following tips to properly dispose of these items and to help reduce the waste heading into the sanitary landfill:

  • Gift boxes can be recycled with other papers.
  • Tape, twine, or staples can remain on any boxes when recycling them.
  • Wrapping paper can be disposed of with trash, but it is okay if non-metallic wrapping paper is included with other recyclables.
  • Reuse bows and ribbons, but do not recycle them.

For more information regarding holiday collection information, please call the City Services Center at 755-3110.

Last updated: 7/9/2015 4:05:11 PM