Holiday waste collection schedule
Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. For Thanksgiving and Christmas, residents and businesses that normally receive Thursday or Friday curbside pick-up will be serviced the Wednesday before the holidays. For New Year’s, only residents and businesses that are regularly serviced on Friday will be impacted. Friday customers will receive curbside pickup the Wednesday before New Year’s Day.
Those impacted by the holiday collection schedule should place their carts out on the Tuesday of the holiday week after 4 p.m. to ensure collection on the Wednesday preceding the holiday.
If normal service day falls on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 26), make up day will be Wednesday, Nov. 25. If normal service day falls on the Day after Thanksgiving (Friday, Nov. 27), make up day will be Wednesday, Nov. 25. If normal service day falls on Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24), make up day will be Wednesday, Dec. 23. If normal service day falls on Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25), make up day will be Wednesday, Dec. 23. And lastly, if normal service day falls on New Year’s Day (Friday, Jan. 1), make up day will be Wednesday, Dec. 30.
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 also be closed on these holidays as well as the Saturdays following the holidays.