City Announces Thanksgiving Garbage Schedule

City of Knoxville offices, including the Office of Neighborhoods, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.

Garbage and recycling pickups will be on regular schedule Monday, Nov. 25-Wednesday, Nov. 27.

There will be NO household garbage or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 28.

Waste Connections will run Thursday routes on Friday and Friday routes on Saturday. Please remember to place garbage and recycling containers out for pickup before 7 a.m. on your respective pickup days.

Downtown garbage and recycling collection will run on regular schedule during Thanksgiving week.

The City’s recycling centers will be open, but the Goodwill attendant will not be available to accept donations on Thursday, Nov. 28.

The City’s Solid Waste Management Facility, 1033 Elm Street, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 – Saturday, Nov. 30, and will resume normal operating hours on Monday, Dec. 2.

As a general reminder, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day are the only days of the year when curbside trash and recycling are NOT picked up as scheduled.

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