Media Release

M.L.K. Jr. Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:00 AM

January 13, 2009

12:30 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Due to the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 19th, residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will be delayed one day for the entire holiday week.  The regular schedule for these services will resume the following week. 

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station, and the Hazardous Waste Center will also be closed on Monday the 19st, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 20th.

For more information, please contact Milton Towns (Alachua County Office of Waste Collection) at 352-338-3233, or Kurt Seaburg (Alachua County Household Hazardous Waste Center) at 352-334-0440




  • 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).