Media Release

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Waste Collection

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Due to the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 19, 2015, residential curbside collection services 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 (Monday, January 26).

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

For more information, contact Milton Towns, Alachua County Office of Waste Collection 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).