Holiday Pick Up Schedule

  1. 2017 Holiday Trash Schedule
  2. 2018 Holiday Trash Schedule
Date Holiday Collection
Monday, January 2, 2017 New Year's Day (observed) No pickup Monday. All routes picked up one day later than usual all week
Monday, January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Regular service
Monday, February 20, 2017 Presidents' Day No pickup Monday. All routes picked up one day later than usual all week.
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day No pickup Monday. All routes picked up one day later than usual all week.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day No pickup Tuesday.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday routes picked up one day later than usual all week.
Monday, September 4, 2017 Labor Day No pickup Monday. All routes picked up one day later than usual all week.
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Day Thursday routes collected Monday, November 27 and Friday, December 1.
The week after Thanksgiving, all routes picked up one day later than usual.
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day No pickup Monday. All routes picked up one day later than usual all week.
Holiday Solid Waste Pick Up Guide
Before a Holiday
If your regular collection day falls before the holiday in a calendar week, your trash will be collected on your regular day.

On or After the Holiday
If your regular collection day falls on or after the holiday in a calendar week, your trash will be collected one day later than usual.

Sunday
When a holiday falls on a Sunday, all trash collection for the following week will be collected one day later than usual.

Thanksgiving
For the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday’s routes will be collected both Monday and Friday the week after Thanksgiving; all other routes the week after Thanksgiving will be collected one day later than usual.

Additional Information
Holiday pick-up schedule information is distributed as a press release to or available at the following:
Radio Stations
  • KCJJ
  • KRNA
  • KXIC
Newspapers
  • Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Gazette
  • Community News Advertiser
  • Daily Iowan
  • Iowa City Press-Citizen
TV Stations
  • KCRG
  • KGAN