Holiday Schedule

City-observed Holidays
The Environmental Waste Services division observes the following 2016 City-observed holidays:
  • New Year's Day - Friday, January 1     
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 18   
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 30   
  • Independence Day - Monday, July 4   
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 5   
  • Thanksgiving Holiday - Thursday, November 24
  • Thanksgiving Holiday - Friday, November 25 (city offices closed; collections will occur)
  • Winter Holiday - Friday, December 23 
  • Christmas Holiday - Monday, December 26 (collections will slide forward one day) 
Collections following city-observed holidays will be picked up one day later than the regular collection. For example, if normal collection day is Monday, collection day will slide to Tuesday.

Please check local newspapers or other city publications for occasional variances to the holiday collection policy. If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at 972-769-4150.

Excess Holiday Garbage
Most households generate extra garbage around the holidays. For this reason, we will collect additional garbage placed in plastic bags outside of your cart. This excess garbage will only be picked up during the week following the holiday.