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.

2019 Holiday Schedule

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21

  • Garbage: Normal Schedule
  • Recycling: Blue Week - Normal Schedule
  • Yard-Waste Carts: All collections postponed one day.

Presidents Day

February 18

  • Not observed

Easter

April 19 (Good Friday)

  • Garbage: Tuesday - All collections moved up one day: Tuesday on Monday, Wednesday on Tuesday, Thursday on Wednesday, and Friday on Thursday.
  • Recycling: Blue Week: Normal Schedule
  • Yard-Waste Carts: Normal Schedule

Memorial Day

May 27 

  • Garbage: Normal Schedule
  • Recycling: Blue Week - All collections postponed one day
  • Yard-Waste Carts: All collections postponed one day

Independence Day

July 4

  • Garbage: Tuesday - Thursday moved up one day; Friday normal schedule.
  • Recycling: Red Week - Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; all Wednesday - Friday collections postponed one day.
  • Yard-Waste Carts: Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; all Wednesday - Friday collections postponed one day.

Labor Day

September 2 

  • Garbage: Normal Schedule
  • Recycling: Blue Week - All collections postponed one day
  • Yard-Waste Carts: All collections postponed one day

Columbus Day

October 14 

  • Not observed

Veterans Day

November 11 

  • Garbage: Normal schedule
  • Recycling: Blue Week - Normal schedule
  • Yard-Waste Carts: All collections postponed one day

Thanksgiving

November 28 to 29

  • Garbage: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday collected one day early; Friday collected Monday, December 2
  • Recycling: Blue Week - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday normal schedule; Thursday collection on Friday, Friday collection on Saturday
  • Yard-Waste Carts: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday normal schedule; Thursday on Monday, December 2. All collections week of December 2 postponed one day.

Christmas

December 25

  • Garbage: Tuesday and Wednesday collected one day early; Thursday and Friday regular schedule
  • Recycling: Blue Week - Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday postponed one day.
  • Yard-Waste Carts: Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; Wednesday and Thursday postponed one day (Thursday and Friday).

New Year's Day 2020

January 1, 2020

  • Garbage: Tuesday and Wednesday collected one day early; Thursday and Friday regular schedule.
  • Recycling: Red Week - Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday postponed one day.
  • Yard Waste Carts - Monday and Tuesday normal schedule; Wednesday and Thursday postponed one day (Thursday and Friday).

Contact Us

  1. City Link

    City Link Phone: 336-727-8000
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  2. Chris Christmas

    Sanitation Director
    Email Chris Christmas

    Phone: 336-734-1484

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    Suite 110
    Winston-Salem 27101

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