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Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule

12/22/2020
Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule

The Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing its Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Trash and Recycling Collection schedule.

Christmas Eve night, Thursday, December 24Trash collections are cancelled.

  • THURSDAY RECYCLERS ONLY, should place their recycling bins out on Wednesday night, December 23.
  • Next trash collection will be on Monday night, December 28.  Ten bags of trash and one bulk item allowed.

New Year’s Eve night, Thursday, December 31 - Trash collections are cancelled.

  • THURSDAY RECYCLERS ONLY, should place their recycling bins out on Wednesday night, December 30.
  • Next trash collection will be on Monday night, January 4.  Ten bags of trash and one bulk item allowed.

Please remember to recycle cardboard, gift boxes, wrapping paper and greeting cards in your recycling bin.  No Styrofoam, plastic bags or trash are allowed in the cardboard boxes.  Ribbons, bows and metallic paper are cannot be recycled and should be put in the trash.

For more information on recycling in the City of Allentown, please call the Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste at 610-437-8729 or visit www.allentownpa.gov/recycle.

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