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Holiday Waste Collection Schedule Announced

Posted at 9:56 AM, Nov 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-19 10:10:40-05

LEXINGTON, KY. (Nov. 19, 2018) — Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.  Residents and businesses whose regular curbside waste collection day falls on a holiday will be serviced on Wednesday instead. Monday customers will be serviced the Wednesday following the holiday, and Thursday and Friday customers will be serviced the Wednesday before the holiday.

Those impacted by the holiday collection schedule should place their carts out on Tuesday after 4 p.m. to ensure collection on their Wednesday makeup day.

Holiday: No Collection: Makeup Day:
Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 21
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday,  Nov. 21
Christmas Eve Monday, Dec. 24 Wednesday,  Dec. 26
Christmas Tuesday, Dec. 25 Wednesday,  Dec. 26
New Year’s Day Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 Wednesday,  Jan. 2, 2019


Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed on each of the holidays listed above.  The City’s Recycling Center, Electronics Recycling Center, and Haley Pike Waste Management Facility will be closed on those days as well as on the Saturdays of those holiday weekends (Nov. 24, Dec. 22 and Dec. 29).

For more information on the holiday collection schedule, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255. You can also follow LiveGreenLex on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or sign up for reminders about changes to the collection schedule at