Holiday Schedule

2018 Holiday Schedule

Christmas and New Year's Holidays

Below are the changes to the Engineering-Public Works Department’s schedule for the 2018 Christmas and 2019 New Year's holidays.  As a reminder, please place your garbage rollout container at its designated collection point no later than 4 a.m. on the scheduled day of pickup.                                                   

  • Garbage Collection:  There will be NO residential garbage collection on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.  Those routes will be done on Wednesday, December 26 and Wednesday, January 2 along with the Wednesday routes. 
  • Curbside Recycling:  For the curbside recycling participants who have collection on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 26 instead of Monday, December 24.   
  • Freedom Waste Recycling Drop-Off Facility:  The recycling drop-off facility operated by Freedom Waste located at 400 State Street will be closed to the public on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  The facility is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.  There is no charge for the general public to drop off recyclables.
  • Compost Facility and Live Christmas Tree Recycling:  To dispose of a live Christmas tree, the City of Paducah urges residents to recycle by taking the tree to the Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street during regular business hours.  The facility is open Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.  It will be closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1.  Please remove all lights, garland, and ornaments before taking the tree to the Compost Facility.  Residents also can dispose of trees by calling the Engineering-Public Works Department to request the tree to be picked up by city crews.

City Hall and Parks Offices:  City Hall located at 300 South 5th Street and the Parks & Recreation Offices located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive will be closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. 


Download the 2018 Holiday Garbage Collection and Recycling Schedule.

If you have a question or would like to request a service, contact the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.

2018 Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule