Holiday waste collection schedule announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – 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:                         Service day will be:

Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 26)          Wednesday, Nov. 25

Day after Thanksgiving (Friday, Nov. 27)       Wednesday, Nov. 25

Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24)                Wednesday, Dec. 23

Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25)                     Wednesday, Dec. 23

New Year’s Day (Friday, Jan. 1)                      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.

For more information on the holiday collection schedule, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255, or visit

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