Holiday Schedule

Environmental services will alter its garbage and recycling collection schedule in observation of several holidays throughout the year. This allows the city workers who serve you all year to enjoy these holidays with their families and loved ones. Your cooperation and understanding are appreciated.

Please refer to the chart below, the holiday magnet, the Wilson Times, Wilson's Channel 8, or call 399-2485 to inquire about schedule changes.

Holiday observed
2014
Pick-up moves from
To
LABOR DAY
Monday, Sept 1 - No pick-up
Monday, Sept. 1
Tuesday, Sept. 2
Tuesday, Sept. 2
Wednesday, Sept. 3
VETERANS DAY
Tuesday, Nov 11 - No pick-up
Tuesday, Nov. 11
Wednesday, Nov. 12
THANKSGIVING
Thursday, Nov 27 - No pick-up
Thursday, Nov. 27
Wednesday, Nov. 26
CHRISTMAS
Thursday, Dec 25 - No pick-up
Thursday, Dec. 25
Wednesday, Dec. 24
2015
 Pick-up moves from
 To
NEW YEARS
Thursday, Jan 1 - No pick-up
Thursday, Jan. 1
Wednesday, Dec. 31
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Monday, Jan 19 - No pick-up
Monday, Jan. 19
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Wednesday, Jan. 21
EASTER
Monday, April 6 - No pick-up
Monday, April 6
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, April 7
Wednesday, April 8
MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 25 - No pick-up
Monday, May 25
Tuesday, May 26
Tuesday, May 26
Wednesday, May 27
INDEPENDENCE DAY
Friday, July 3 - No pick-up
Thursday, July 2
Friday, July 3
Wednesday, July 1
Thursday, July 2
LABOR DAY
Monday, Sept 7 - No pick-up
Monday, Sept. 7
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Wednesday, Sept. 9
VETERANS DAY
Wednesday, Nov 11
No special pick-ups  
THANKSGIVING
Thursday, Nov 26 - No pick-up
Thursday, Nov. 26
Wednesday, Nov. 25
CHRISTMAS
Friday, Dec 25 - No pick-up
Friday, Dec. 25
 Thursday, Dec. 24
2016
Pick-up moves from
To
NEW YEARS
Friday, Jan 1 - No pick-up
Friday, Jan. 1
Thursday, Dec. 31
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Monday, Jan 18 - No pick-up
Monday, Jan. 18
Tuesday, Jan. 19
Tuesday, Jan. 19
Wednesday, Jan. 20
EASTER
Monday, March 28 - No pick-up
Monday, March 28 
Tuesday, March 29
Tuesday, March 29
Wednesday, March 30
MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 30 - No pick-up
Monday, May 30
Tuesday, May 31
Tuesday, May 31
Wednesday, June 1
INDEPENDENCE DAY
Monday, July 4 - No pick-up
Monday, July 4
Tuesday, July 5

Tuesday, July 5
Wednesday, July 6

LABOR DAY
Monday, Sept 5 - No pick-up
Monday, Sept. 5
Tuesday, Sept. 6
Tuesday, Sept. 6
Wednesday, Sept.7
VETERANS DAY
Friday, Nov 11 - No pick-up
Thursday, Nov. 10
Friday, Nov. 11
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Thursday, Nov. 10
THANKSGIVING
Thursday, Nov 24 - No pick-up
Thursday, Nov. 24
Wednesday, Nov. 23
CHRISTMAS
Monday, Dec 26 - No pick-up
Monday, Dec. 26
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Wednesday, Dec. 28

Containers should be placed behind the curb by 7:00 am on collection day. Junk normally collected at the curb on Wednesdays will not be picked up during holiday schedule weeks. Containers should be retrieved from the curb within 24 hours of collection.