Holiday Refuse/Recycling Collection General Notices No pickup on Thanksgiving, 11/27 (pickup on Wednesday, 11/26) or Friday, 11/28 (pickup on Monday, 12/1). www.cityofmadison.com/streets. East: 608-246-4532. West: 608-266-4681
Refuse, Large Item & Recycling:
The Streets Division does not provide refuse, large item, or recycling collection on City holidays.
Those holidays are:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Independence Day (July 4th)
The Friday after Thanksgiving
The self- help drop off sites will also be closed on holidays.
It is the policy of the Streets Division to provide refuse and recycling collection in those areas affected by the holiday on the next working day after the holiday.
For example, all residents of Monday's trash collection districts will have their refuse and recycling collected the Tuesday after a Monday holiday.
Exception: The two-day Thanksgiving Holiday.
Residents in the Thursday refuse district will have their material collected the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Residents in the Friday District will have their material collected on the following Monday.
For 2014 the residents of Thursday's District will have their material collected on Wednesday, November 26th. Residents in Friday's District will have their material collected on Monday, December 1st.
Large Item Collection:
Large item collection is greatly curtailed during weeks with holidays. We ask that you hold your large items until the following collection if at all possible.