Media Release

County Garbage & Recycling Collection Holiday Schedule

Monday, November 23, 2009 11:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Thanksgiving holiday will not affect curbside residential solid waste and recycling collection services scheduled for Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday in the Alachua County curbside collection area. Thursday services will be delayed one day. For Thanksgiving week, Thursday's collection will occur on Friday. The regular collection schedule will resume on Monday, November 30, 2009.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.  These facilities will reopen on Friday, November 27th. The Hazardous Waste Center at the Leveda Brown Environmental Park will be closed on Thursday and Friday. It will reopen on Saturday November 28th. The office of Waste collection will be closed on Thursday and Friday. It will reopen on Monday, November 30th.

For more information, contact Alachua County Waste Alternatives 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).