Holiday Interruptions

Revised 2019 Martin Luther King  Day - Holiday Schedule

  • The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling and leaf & limb collections on Monday, January 21, 2019 in recognition of Martin Luther King Day holiday.  
  • If you have residential service & commercial service with us outside of downtown and your pickup day falls on the week of January 21, 2019, your collection will be delayed by one day. For example, Monday will be serviced on Tuesday. And Friday will be serviced on Saturday. We will resume our normal pickup schedule on Monday, January 28th, 2019. Please make sure your trash and recycling roll-carts are out on the curb by 7:00 AM on your altered service pick up day.
Jan. 21
Jan. 22
Jan. 23
Jan. 24
Jan. 25
Jan. 26
No Collections*Monday Collections*Tuesday Collections*Wednesday Collections* Thursday
* Friday

  • If you have commercial or residential service with us and are located within the Downtown District your service will be picked up on the regular schedule.

2019 Martin Luther King Day- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHaRMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, January 21, 2019ClosedNo CollectionsNo CollectionsClosed7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Closed
Tuesday, January 22, 2019Closed*Monday CollectionsMonday Collections ClosedClosedClosed
Wednesday, January 23, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Tuesday CollectionsTuesday Collections  10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 24, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Wednesday CollectionsWednesday Collections  Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, January 25, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.* Thursday CollectionsThursday Collections Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 ClosedFriday CollectionsFriday Collections 8:00 a.m. - noon Closed 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Annually, the Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will alter collection service for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

For holiday collection schedules visit (under Holiday Interruptions), contact the ACC Solid Waste Department at (706) 613-3501 or email us at

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