No trash pickup in Lexington on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday approaches, Lexington is making a few adjustments.

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will not make any collections during the holiday on Monday, January 20. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside pick-up on Mondays will be serviced on Wednesday, January 22.

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Those impacted should place their carts out after 4 p.m. on Tuesday to ensure Wednesday collection. Curbside collection will only be impacted for those normally serviced on Monday.

Businesses with dumpsters (landfill-bound and recycling) normally serviced by the city on Mondays will have their units picked up on Tuesday, January 21.

Businesses with dumpsters normally serviced on Tuesdays will have their units picked up on Wednesday, January 22. Thursday and Friday pick-ups will not be impacted.



Officials want to remind residents that recycle collection also resumes the week of January 20, so blue carts should be placed curbside on designated service days.

For more information, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255.

Additionally, Lextran will operate a normal weekday schedule during the holiday. Buses will load and unload on High Street, but there will be detours during the Freedom March lasting from 9:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

More details here: http://bit.ly/lextranmlk.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed on the holiday. The Lexington Recycling Center, the Electronic Recycling Center and the Haley Pike Composting Facility will be closed on Saturday, January 18, as well as on the holiday.