2020 HOLIDAY & SPECIAL COLLECTION SCHEDULE

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New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1 CLOSED:  Residential collection will be delayed one business day. Both Wednesday and Thursday routes will be collected on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Yard Waste & Live Christmas Tree Collection Week The week of January 6-10 YARD WASTE & LIVE CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION: Yard waste is only collected during the first full week of this month during leaf season. This collection will be on the residents’ regularly scheduled garbage day. All yard waste should be placed curbside and left unbagged. Yard waste carts are available on request. Christmas trees will be collected with yard waste on residents’ regularly scheduled garbage pickup day. (Please remove all ornaments and lights before placing at the curb.)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20 CLOSED:  Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Free Excess Household Trash Week The week of March 16-20 FREE EXCESS TRASH COLLECTION WEEK: Excess household trash will be collected at no charge on the residents regularly scheduled garbage collection day. (Fees will still apply to tires, electronics, and appliances.)
Easter (Good Friday) Friday, April 10 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday, April 13, 2020.
Memorial Day Monday, May 25 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
Independence Day Friday, July 3 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday July 6, 2020.
Labor Day Monday, September 7 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Tuesday September 8, 2020.
Free Excess Household Trash Week The week of September 21-25 FREE EXCESS TRASH COLLECTION WEEK: Excess household trash will be collected at no charge on the residents' regularly scheduled garbage collection day. (Fees will still apply to tires, electronics, and appliances.)
Leaf Season Begins Thursday, October 15 (TBD) LEAF SEASON BEGINS: Residential leaf vacuuming will begin curbside. Please rake your leaves to the curb and leave un-bagged and out of storm drains, gutter lines, etc. for our leaf truck to vacuum.
Yard Waste Collection Week The week of November 2-6 YARD WASTE COLLECTION WEEK: Yard waste is only collected during the first full week of this month during leaf season. This collection will be on the residents' regularly scheduled garbage day. All yard waste should be placed curbside and left unbagged. Yard waste carts are available upon request.
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Wednesday and Thursday routes will be collected on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, November 26 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Thursday routes will be collected the following day, Friday, November 27, 2020.
Designated Day Friday, November 27 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday, November 30, 2020.
Yard Waste Collection Week The week of December 7-11 YARD WASTE COLLECTION WEEK:  Yard waste is only collected during the first full week of this month during leaf season. This collection will be on the residents' regularly scheduled garbage day. All yard waste should be placed curbside and left unbagged. Yard waste carts are available upon request.
Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24 NORMAL COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Christmas Friday, December 25 CLOSED: Residential collection will be delayed by one business day. Both Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday, December 28, 2020.

For information regarding Gaston County's Solid Waste & Recycling services such as Household Hazardous Waste Day(s), & Recycling Convenience sites

http://www.gastongov.com/government/departments/solid_waste/index.php

For information regarding Keep Gastonia Beautiful events such as Shred Day(s) & Black Gold Day(s)
https://www.cityofgastonia.com/keep-gastonia-beautiful-1.htmlWally Wastewise

Download the City of Gastonia’s WasteWise app to get notifications about your Solid Waste services and possible delays!

Printable 2020 Holiday & Special Collection Schedule