Tossing Turkey Bones and Recycling Wrapping Paper: Louisville’s Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Want to know how the three upcoming holidays are going to wreak havoc with your garbage and recycling pick-up? Check out the handy schedule below from Metro Government.

Thanksgiving Day 2012

  • Garbage/Yard waste/Recycling pickup: There will be no residential collection on Thursday, November 22, 2012 within the Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits). Collection will resume on Friday and will be delayed by one day. (Example: Those that have Thursday pickup will have collection on Friday.) For those who have waste and recycling collection with private companies, check with them for holiday schedules.
  • HAZ BIN hazardous waste facility (7501 Grade Lane): Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday November 21, 2012. Closed Saturday, November 24, 2012.
  • Staffed recycling centers: Closed Thursday, November 22, 2012 and Friday, November 23, 2012. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012.
  • Waste Reduction Center (636 Meriwether Ave.): Closed Thursday, November 22, 2012 and Friday, November 23, 2012. Open 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012.

Christmas 2012

  • Garbage/Yard waste/Recycling pickup:   There will be no residential collection on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 within the Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits). Collection will resume on Wednesday and will be delayed by one day. (Example: Those with Wednesday pickup will have collection on Thursday.) For those who have waste and recycling collection with private companies, check with them for their holiday schedules.
  • HAZ BIN hazardous waste facility (7501 Grade Lane): Closed on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Open on Saturday, December 29, 2012.
  • Staffed recycling centers: Closed Tuesday December 25, 2012.
  • Waste Reduction Center (636 Meriwether Ave.): Closed Tuesday, December 25, 2012

New Year’s Day 2013

  • Garbage/Yard waste/Recycling pickup:   There will be no residential collection on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, within the Urban Service District (former Louisville city limits). Collection will resume on Wednesday and will be delayed by one day. (Example: Those with Tuesday pick up will have collection on Wednesday.) For those who have waste and recycling collection with private companies, check with them for their holiday schedules.
  • HAZ BIN hazardous waste facility (7501 Grade Lane): Closed on Saturday December 29, 2012
  • Staffed recycling centers: Closed Tuesday, January 1, 2013
  • Waste Reduction Center (636 Meriwether Ave.): Closed Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Questions: Call MetroCall 311 or click here.

  

  

Erica Peterson

Erica Peterson reports on energy and the environment for WFPL.

@ericampeterson

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