2024 New Year’s Day Holiday Schedule

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

The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend compost, garbage, recycling, and leaf & limb collections on Monday, January 1st, 2024 in recognition of the New Year's 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 and Tuesday will be collected on Tuesday. Wednesday will be collected on Wednesday. Thursday will be collected on Thursday. Friday will be collected on Friday.  We will resume our normal pickup schedule on Monday, January 8th, 2024. Please make sure your trash and recycling roll-carts are out on the curb by 7:00 AM on your pick up day. 

January 1st
January 2nd
January 3rd
January 4th 
 January 5th 
No Collections* Monday & Tuesday  CollectionsWednesday CollectionsThursday CollectionsFriday Collections


2023 New Year’s Day- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHARMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, Jan. 1, 2024
 ClosedNo Collections No Collections ClosedClosedClosed
Tuesday, Jan.2, 2024
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Monday & Tuesday CollectionsCurrent Zone Pick up10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, Jan.3, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Wednesday CollectionsCurrent Zone Pick up 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Thursday CollectionsCurrent Zone Pick up Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 5, 2024
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Friday CollectionsCurrent Zone Pick up Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024
 Closed*No CollectionsNo Collections8:00 a.m. - 12 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 (under Holiday Interruptions), contact the ACC Solid Waste Department at (706) 613-3501 or email us at