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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Holiday Sanitation Schedule

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City of Athens announces sanitation schedules for holiday season


The City of Athens has organized its sanitation schedule for the four holidays occurring between November and January.


Sanitation Director Earl Glaze announced the following schedule:


Veterans Day

  • Wednesday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – Will run as scheduled.


Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Thursday, Nov. 26 – Thanksgiving Day – No pickup.
  • Friday, Nov. 27 – Thursday's garbage will be collected.
  • Saturday, Nov. 28 – Friday's garbage will be collected.


Christmas Holiday

  • Friday, Dec. 25 – Christmas Day – No pickup.
  • Saturday, Dec. 26 – Friday's garbage will be collected.


New Year’s Holiday

  • Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 – New Year's Day – Will run as scheduled.


Please have bins to the curb by 6 a.m. 


The City of Athens will provide reminders on Facebook at City of Athens, Alabama (Public Relations), on Twitter @AthensAL and on Instagram at cityofathensala. The holiday schedules are also available on the City’s website at



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