City Of Chattanooga Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage And Recycle Collection Schedule

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Garbage and recycle collection scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, will be collected on Saturday. Residents should place containers along the curbside before 7 a.m. on collection day to ensure pickup. Garbage and recycle collection scheduled for Friday, Nov.

24, will not change.


The City Landfill, located off of Birchwood Pike in Harrison, the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, and the Wood Recycle Center will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Household Hazardous Waste Facility and the Wood Recycle Center will reopen on Saturday, for normal business hours. The Refuse Collection Centers and Recycle Collection Centers will be closed Thanksgiving Day, and will resume normal business hours on Friday.

For more information, visit http://chattanooga.gov/public-works/city-wide-services/pw-recycling, call 311, follow @CHARecycles on Twitter, or download the free CHATT311 App.

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