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Refuse/Recycling Collection Schedule

There will be no Friday Special/Bulk Trash Pick-Ups for the entire month of December - All manpower has been diverted for Leaf Pick-Up.

Effective Immediately:
 All trash must be bagged for the safety of our employees and our community. (This does NOT apply to recycling. Recycling materials must remain loose in recycling containers.) All trash should be placed in bags that are secured (tied) and then placed in trash containers. Please do not place loose garbage directly in trash containers. This is for the protection of our workers, we do not want them coming in contact with loose waste products, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak.
*During the outbreak, it would also be appreciated by our employees if waste receptacles were sanitized with a disinfectant after placing at the curb.*

Refuse/Recycling Map

Refuse and recycling is normally collected in Route A on Mondays, Route B on Tuesdays, Route C and Wednesday and Route D on Thursdays.  Collections may be delayed one day for a holiday or winter storm.


Special Collections of non-combustible items are not picked-up on Fridays of holiday weeks or during the month of December.  In addition, material may NOT be dropped off at the Public Works Facility or Waverly Road Compost Facility when the facilities are closed.

2021-22 Holiday Collection Schedule


Refuse/Recycling Collection






Independence Day 
July 4

July 6

July 7

July 8

July 9

Labor Day
September 6

Sept 7

Sept 8

Sept 9

Sept 10

Columbus Day
October 11


Election Day
November 2


Veterans Day 
November 11




November 12

November 25




November 26

Christmas Eve
December 24

No Special Collection or Garden Debris Collection

New Year's Eve
December 31

  No Special Collection or Garden Debris Collection
January 17
 Jan 18

Jan 19
Jan 20
Jan 21
Presidents' Day 
February 21
Feb 22
Feb 23
Feb 24
Feb 25
Good Friday
April 15
 No Special Collection or Garden Debris Collection
Memorial Day
May 30
May 31
June 1
June 2
June 3
Flag Day
June 14
June 15
June 16
June 17

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