Date of release: December 17, 2021
Garbage, Recycling, and Compost Facility Schedules - Live Christmas Tree Recycling
Below are the changes to the Public Works Department’s schedule for the upcoming holidays. December 23, 24, 30, and 31 are City 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. If you have a question, contact the Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.
- Garbage Collection Christmas Holidays: There will be NO residential garbage collection on December 23 or 24. Thursday's routes will be collected Wednesday, December 22 along with the Wednesday routes. Friday's routes will be collected Monday, December 27.
- Garbage Collection New Year’s Holidays: There will be NO residential garbage collection on December 30 or 31. Thursday’s routes will be collected Wednesday, December 29 along with the Wednesday routes. Friday’s routes will be collected Monday, January 3.
- Recycling Drop-Off Facility: The Green for Life recycling drop-off facility at 400 State Street will be closed to the public on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The facility’s regular hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. There is no charge for the public to drop off recyclables.
- Compost Facility and Live Christmas Tree Recycling: To dispose of a live Christmas tree, the City 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 Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. It will be closed December 23, 24, 30, and 31. Please remove all lights, garland, ornaments, and tree stand/base before taking the tree to the Compost Facility. Residents also can dispose of trees by calling the Public Works Department to request the tree to be picked up by city crews.