Media Release

County Memorial Day Hours and Waste Collection

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Other than essential services, all Alachua County offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013.

Residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will be delayed by one day due to the holiday.  The regular schedule for these services will not occur on Monday, May 27. Monday’s regular collection will occur on Tuesday, and so on through the week ending with Thursday’s collection on Friday.  Regular collection schedules will resume on Monday, June 3.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will also be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, and the Hazardous Waste Center will be closed on Saturday, May 25, and Monday, May 27. Residents wishing to dispose of household hazardous waste on Saturday, May 25, may use any of the five Rural Collection Centers. All facilities will resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 28.

For more information, contact Alachua County Waste Collection Manager, Milton Towns at 352-338-3233.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).