Holiday Interruptions

 2019 Independence day - Holiday Schedule

  • The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling and leaf & limb collections on Thursday July 4th, 2019 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.  
    • If you have residential service & commercial service with us outside of downtown district and your pickup day falls Thursday July 4th or Friday July 5th, your collection will be delayed by one day. For example, Thursday will be serviced on Friday. and Friday will be serviced on Saturday. 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. We will resume our normal pickup schedule on Monday, July 8th, 2019.

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Monday CollectionsTuesday CollectionsWednesday CollectionsNo 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 Independence Day- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHARMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, July 1, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday CollectionsMonday Collections10:00 A.M. - 7:00 PM7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Closed
Tuesday, July 2, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday CollectionsTuesday Collections Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, July 3, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Wednesday CollectionsWednesday 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, July 4, 2019Closed ClosedClosed ClosedClosedClosed
Friday, July 5, 20198:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.* Thursday Collections*Thursday Collections Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 6, 2019 Closed*Friday Collections*Friday Collections 8:00 a.m. - noon7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 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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