Garbage, Recycling, and Compost Schedule for 2022 Holidays

Date of release:  December 19, 2022

Below are the changes to the Public Works Department’s schedule for the upcoming holidays.  December 23, 26, and 30 along with January 2 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 and Recycling Collection Christmas Holidays:  There will be NO residential garbage collection on Friday, December 23.  Friday’s routes will be collected Thursday, December 22 along with the Thursday routes.  The Monday, December 26 recycling will be collected the following day.
  • Garbage and Recycling Collection New Year’s Holidays:  There will be NO residential garbage collection on Friday, December 30.  Friday’s routes will be collected Thursday, December 29 along with the Thursday routes.  The Monday, January 2 recycling will be collected the following day.
  • 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, 26, and 30 along with January 2.  Please remove all lights, garland, and ornaments 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.

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