Holiday waste collection schedule announced

LEXINGTON, KY. (Nov. 8, 2017) — Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Residents and businesses whose regular curbside waste collection day falls on a holiday will be serviced on Wednesday instead. Monday customers will be serviced the Wednesday following the holiday, and Thursday and Friday customers will be serviced the Wednesday before the holiday.

Those impacted by the holiday collection schedule should place their carts out on Tuesday after 4 p.m. to ensure collection on their Wednesday makeup day.

Holiday: No Collection: Makeup Day:
Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 22
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 24 Wednesday, Nov. 22
Christmas Eve Friday, Dec. 22 Wednesday, Dec. 20
Christmas Monday, Dec. 25 Wednesday, Dec. 27
New Year’s Day Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed on each of the holidays listed above. The City’s Recycling Center, Electronics Recycling Center, and Haley Pike Waste Management Facility will also be closed on those days as well as on the Saturdays of those holiday weekends (Nov. 25, Dec. 23 and Dec. 30).

For more information on the holiday collection schedule, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255, or visit