Media Release

Independence Day Waste Collection Schedule

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 3:30 PM
Garbage Truck

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will be delayed by one day due to the observance of Independence Day, on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Collection regularly scheduled for Thursday will be picked up on Friday and so on through the week. The regular schedule will resume on Monday, July 8.

The Hazardous Waste Collection Center, and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park’s Transfer Station will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and will reopen on Friday, July 5 during regular business hours. The Office of Waste Collection will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and will reopen on Monday, July 8.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers will be closed (as always) on Wednesday and Thursday and will reopen on Friday, July 5.

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).