2023 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY Holiday Schedule 

  • If you have commercial or residential service with us and are located within the Downtown District  your pick up will be on regular schedule. 
  • The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend compost, garbage, recycling, and leaf & limb collections on Monday, January 16th, 2023 in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr Day Holiday. 

  • If you have residential service & commercial service with us outside of the downtown district your pick up schedule will be as follows: Monday and Tuesday will be collected on Tuesday. Wednesday will be collected on Wednesday. Thursday will be collected on Thursday. Friday will be collected on Friday.  We will resume our normal pickup schedule on Monday, January 23rd, 2023. Please make sure your trash and recycling roll-carts are out on the curb by 7:00 AM on your pick up day. 

January 16th
January 17th
January 18th
January 19th 
 January 20th 
No Collections* Monday & Tuesday  CollectionsWednesday CollectionsThursday CollectionsFriday Collections

2023 MLK Jr Day- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHARMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 ClosedNo CollectionsNo Collections Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 20238:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.* Monday & Tuesday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick up  10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, Jan.18, 20238:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Wednesday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 19, 20238:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Thursday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up  Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 20, 20238:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Friday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up Closed 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 ClosedNo CollectionsNo CollectionsClosedClosed7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Annually, the Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department may alter collection service for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, MLK Jr. Day, Earth Day,  Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous People's Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

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