City of Paducah Garbage, Recycling, and Compost Schedule for 2018 Thanksgiving Holidays

Below are the changes to the Engineering-Public Works Department’s garbage collection schedule for Thanksgiving 2018 and the day after Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23).  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. 

  • There will be NO residential garbage collection on Thanksgiving or the day after.  Thanksgiving’s routes will be done on Wednesday, November 21 along with the normal Wednesday routes.  Friday's routes will be done on Monday, November 26. 
  • The recycling drop-off facility located at Freedom Waste (400 State Street) will be closed Thanksgiving Day.  The normal schedule for the facility is 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 public to drop off recyclables.  
  • The City of Paducah Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street will be closed Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving.  It will reopen Saturday, November 24.  The regular operating schedule for the Compost Facility is Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. 

If you have a question, contact the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.

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 November 22 and 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Date of release:  November 20, 2018

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