2024 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 15th, 2024 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 will be collected on Tuesday. Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday. Wednesday will be collected on Thursday. Thursday and Friday will be collected on Friday. We will resume our normal pickup schedule on Monday, January 22nd, 2024. Please make sure your trash and recycling roll-carts are out on the curb by 7:00 AM on your pick up day. 

January 15th
January 16th
January 17th
January 18th 
 January 19th 
No Collections*Monday Collections*Tuesday Collections*Wednesday Collections*Thursday and Friday Collections

2024 MLK Jr Day- Holiday Schedule

Administrative OfficesCollection Pickup Day (for ACC Solid Waste Customers Only)Leaf & Limb CollectionCHARMRecycling CenterACC Landfill
Monday, Jan. 15th, 2024 ClosedNo CollectionsNo Collections Closed ClosedClosed
Tuesday, Jan. 16th, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Monday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick up  7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, Jan.17th, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Tuesday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 18th, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Wednesday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up  Closed7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 19th, 20248:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*Thursday and Friday CollectionsCurrent Area Pick Up 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2024 ClosedNo CollectionsNo Collections7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Closed7:30 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.

For holiday collection schedules visit Holiday Interruptions | Athens-Clarke County, GA - Official Website (