How do holidays affect the pickup schedule?

Garbage and Recycling will not be picked up on holidays. Please hold until your next scheduled pick up day. Please see the City of Gainesville’s Solid Waste Ordinance Title 4, Chapter 4-3-1 for further information or view the Holiday Garbage and Recycling Schedule (PDF)

The City of Gainesville observes the following holidays: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

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1. What is the definition of garbage?
2. Can I mix garbage and curbside trash?
3. What are the garbage collection guidelines?
4. How do holidays affect the pickup schedule?