DeKalb announces New Year’s residential sanitation collection schedule


In observance of New Year’s Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule as follows:

Monday, Dec. 31
– Normal collection day.

Tuesday, Jan. 1
– New Year’s Day observed; no collection service.

Wednesday, Jan. 2
– Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Tuesday, Jan. 1, will be serviced on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Thursday, Jan. 3
– Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Wednesday, Jan. 2, will be serviced on Thursday, Jan. 3.
Friday, Jan. 4 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Thursday, Jan. 3, will be serviced on Friday, Jan. 4. 

The Sanitation Division’s administrative office, North Transfer Station and Seminole Road Landfill will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, and will reopen on Wednesday, 

Jan. 2, during normal operating hours. 

For more information on this schedule and any sanitation-related services, contact the Sanitation Division’s customer service team at 404-294-2900 or, visit, or follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation.

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