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Holiday Calendar and Key Dates for Resource Recovery Services

How Holidays Affect Refuse/Recycling Collection 

On holidays observed by the City, City offices are closed and refuse/recycling collection services are, unless otherwise noted, delayed one day for the remainder of the week. There are exceptions. Although City offices are closed, there is regular collection on Thanksgiving day and Christmas Eve day.

    January 2015

    • Jan. 5 thru Jan. 16 - Christmas Tree Recycling
    • Jan. 19 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday

    February 2015

    • Feb. 16 - President's Day
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday

    March 2015

    • March 9 - Leaf and wood mulch scheduling for delivery opens. (Please call the Resource Recovery Division at 703.746-4357)

    April 2015 

    • April 18 - Spring Clean Up Area 1
    • April 25 - Spring Clean Up Area 2

    May 2015

    • May 2 - Spring Clean Up Area 3
    • May 9 - Spring Clean Up Area 4
    • May 25 - Memorial Day
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday
      • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is Closed.

    July 2015

    • July 3 - Independence Day (Observed)
      • Trash and recycling collections will not be collected on Friday, July 3.

    September 2015

    • Sep. 7 - Labor Day
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday
      • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is Closed.

    October 2015

    • Oct. 12 - Columbus Day (Observed)
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday
      • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is Closed.
    • Oct. 26 - Leaf Bag Collection Starts 
    • Oct. 26 - Fall leaf vacuuming service starts 

    November 2015

    • Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day
      • City offices are open
      • Trash & Recycling collections are on a regular schedule
    • Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving Day
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash & Recycling collections are on a regular schedule
    • Nov. 27 - Day After Thanksgiving (Observed)
      • City offices are closed.

    December 2015

    • Dec. 24 - Christmas Holiday Eve (Observed)
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash & Recycling collections are on regular schedule (Thursday collection)
    • Dec. 25 - Christmas Day (Observed)
      • City offices are closed

    January 2016

    • Jan. 1 - City Offices are closed
    • Jan. 4 thru Jan. 15 - Christmas Tree Recycling
    • Jan. 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      • City offices are closed
      • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
      • Monday collection will be Tuesday
      • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
      • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
      • Thursday collection will be Friday