Holiday Schedule

Rollout Recycling Collection Schedule (PDF) Opens in new windowGarbage, Yard-Waste Cart, and Curbside Recycling collection schedules will be adjusted on holiday weeks. Call CityLink 311 or 336-727-8000 for more information.

These holidays are exceptions to your normal garbage, yard waste, and recycling collections.

2020 Holiday Schedule

MLK JR. DAY - Jan. 20 (Monday)

  • Garbage: Normal schedule.
  • Recycling: BLUE WEEK – Normal schedule.
  • Yard Waste: All collections postponed one day.

EASTER - April 10 (Good Friday)

  • Garbage: Tue., Wed. & Thur. normal schedule; Friday postponed until Mon., April 13.
  • Recycling: RED WEEK - Normal schedule.
  • Yard Waste: Normal schedule.

MEMORIAL DAY - May 25 (Monday)

  • Garbage: Normal schedule.
  • Recycling: BLUE WEEK - All collections postponed one day.
  • Yard Waste: All collections postponed one day.

INDEPENDENCE DAY Observed July 3 (Friday)

  • Garbage: Tue., Wed. & Thur. normal schedule; Friday postponed until Mon., July 6.
  • Recycling: RED WEEK - Normal schedule.
  • Yard Waste: Normal schedule.

LABOR DAY - Sept. 7 (Monday)

  • Garbage: Normal schedule.
  • Recycling: RED WEEK - All collections postponed one day.
  • Yard Waste: All collections postponed one day.

VETERANS DAY - Nov. 11 (Wednesday)

  • Garbage: Tue. normal collection; Wed., Thur. & Friday postponed one day (Wed. on Thur., Thur. on Friday, and Friday on Mon., Nov. 16).
  • Recycling: BLUE WEEK - Normal schedule.
  • Yard Waste: Mon. & Tue. normal schedule; Wed. & Thur. postponed one day (Thur. & Fri.).

THANKSGIVING DAY-Nov. 26 & 27 (Thursday & Friday)

  • Garbage: Tue., Wed. & Thur. collected one day early; Friday postponed until Monday, Nov 30.
  • Recycling: BLUE WEEK - Mon. thru Wed., normal schedule; Thur. & Friday postponed one day.
  • Yard Waste: Mon. normal schedule; Tues.–Thur. collected one day early (Tue. on Mon.; Wed. on Tue. & Thur. on Wed.).

CHRISTMAS – Dec. 24 & 25 (Thursday & Friday)

  • Garbage: Tue., Wed. & Thur. collected one day early: Friday postponed until Monday, Dec. 28.
  • Recycling: BLUE WEEK - Mon- Thur., normal schedule; Fri. postponed one day (Sat.).
  • Yard Waste: Mon. normal schedule; Tues.–Thur. collected one day early (Tue. on Mon.; Wed. on Tue. & Thur. on Wed.).

NEW YEAR’S DAY - 2021 Jan. 1 (Friday)

  • Garbage: Tue., Wed. & Thur. normal schedule; Friday postponed until Mon., Jan. 4.
  • Recycling: RED WEEK - Mon- Thur., normal schedule; Fri. postponed one day (Sat.).
  • Yard Waste: Normal schedule.

Contact Us

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  2. Chris Christmas

    Sanitation Director
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    Phone: 336-734-1484

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    Suite 110
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