2024 Christmas Day Holiday Schedule 

  • The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend compost, garbage and recycling collections on Tuesday December 24th and Wednesday December 25th, 2024 in recognition of the Christmas Day Holiday.

  • If you have residential service & commercial service with us outside of the downtown district your pick up schedule will be as follows: Monday will be collected on Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday will be collected on Thursday. Thursday and Friday will be collected on Friday. Please make sure your trash and recycling roll-carts are out on the curb by 7:00 AM on your pick up day. 

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

Dec. 23rd
Dec 24th
Dec 25th
Dec 26th
Dec 27th
Monday Collections*No Collections *No Collections*Tuesday and Wednesday Collections*Thursday and Friday Collections

2024 Christmas- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHARMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, Dec. 23, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Monday CollectionsNo Collections
Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2024Closed* No CollectionsNo Collections
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2024Closed*No CollectionsNo Collections ClosedClosedClosed
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2024 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Tuesday and Wednesday Collections No Collections Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 27, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Thursday and Friday CollectionsNo Collections
 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2024 Closed*No CollectionsNo Collections 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Closed7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

New Year’s Day, MLK Jr. Day, Earth Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous People's Day, Veterans Day,  Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

For holiday collection schedules visit 

Holiday Interruptions | Athens-Clarke County, GA - Official Website (