Holiday Pick Up Schedule

  1. 2024 Holiday Trash/Recycling
  2. 2025 Holiday Trash/Recycling
Schedule subject to change
Date Holiday Collection
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year's Day  No pickup Monday.
All routes picked up one day later than usual all week Jan. 1-5
Monday, January 15, 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Regular service
Monday, February 19, 2024 Presidents' Day No pickup Monday.
All routes picked up one day later than usual all week Feb. 19-23
Monday, May 27, 2024 Memorial Day No pickup Monday.
All routes picked up one day later than usual all week May 27-31
Thursday, July 4, 2024 Independence Day No pickup on Thursday.
Thursday routes picked up on Friday, July 5
Monday, September 2, 2024 Labor Day No pickup Monday.
All routes picked up one day later than usual all week Sept. 2-6
Monday, November 11 Veterans Day No pickup Monday.
All routes picked up one day later than usual all week Nov. 11-15
Thursday, November 28, 2024 Thanksgiving Day No pickup.
Thursday routes will be picked up on Monday, Dec. 2
December 2-6, 2024 Week after Thanksgiving All routes picked up one day later than usual all week
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas No pickup Wednesday
Wednesday and Thursday routes will be picked up one day later than usual Dec. 25-27
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year's Eve Regular pickup

Holiday Solid Waste Pick Up Guide 
Before a Holiday
If your regular collection day falls before the holiday in a calendar week, your trash will be collected on your regular day.

On or After the Holiday
If your regular collection day falls on or after the holiday in a calendar week, your trash will be collected one day later than usual.

Sunday
When a holiday falls on a Sunday, all trash collection for the following week will be collected one day later than usual.

Thanksgiving
For the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday’s routes will be collected both Monday and Friday the week after Thanksgiving; all other routes the week after Thanksgiving will be collected one day later than usual.

2024 Holiday Trash Recycling Collection

Additional Information
Holiday pick-up schedule information is distributed as a press release to or available at the following:

Radio Stations
  • KCJJ
  • KRNA
  • KXIC
Newspapers
  • Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Gazette
  • Community News Advertiser
  • Daily Iowan
  • Iowa City Press-Citizen
TV Stations
  • KCRG
  • KGAN