Independence Day Holiday Refuse/Recycling Schedule Changes

Posted: 6/23/2017

Please note these important changes to the refuse and recycling schedule due to the Tuesday, July 4th Independence Day holiday.

All city-collected refuse will be serviced Monday and Wednesday through Friday, of the holiday week. Residents should ensure all black refuse carts are accessible throughout the week of collection, not solely on their regular day of collection.

Additionally, residents should be advised of potential changes to Blue Cart Recycling collection based on their service provider.

(1) The Department of Streets and Sanitation (Zones 2 and 4) will collect recycling Monday and Wednesday through Friday Residents should ensure all Blue Recycling Carts are accessible throughout the week of collection.

(2) Privately-provided Blue Recycling Cart Service will be collected Monday and Wednesday through Saturday. With all collections (except Monday's collection) being moved one day, for example, Tuesday will be moved to Wednesday. Residents with private-service should continue to put out Blue Recycling Carts throughout the week, according to their typical schedule.

*Sims (Zone 5) will collect Monday and Wednesday through Saturday with all collections (except Monday's collection) being moved one day; Tuesday will go to Wednesday, Wednesday will go to Thursday, Thursday to Friday, and Friday to Saturday.

*Waste Management (Zones 1, 3 and 6) will collect Monday and Wednesday through Saturday with all collections (except Monday's collection) being moved one day; Tuesday will go to Wednesday, Wednesday will go to Thursday, Thursday to Friday, and Friday to Saturday.

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