City Trash Collection Holiday Schedule

HENDERSON, KY 12/14/21– Trash collection in the City of Henderson, recycling pick-up and services at the landfill/transfer station will be operating on a different schedule on the weeks of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

For Christmas, City employees will be observing the holiday on Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24. The residential trash collection schedule for the week of the Christmas holiday is:

  • Monday, Dec. 20: Regular Monday and Tuesday routes.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 21: Wednesday route and Thursday route that lies south of Second Street to Dixon, Martin Luther King and O’Byrne, and east from Water Street to Atkinson Street.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 22: Remainder of Thursday route and all of Friday route.
  • Thursday-Friday, Dec. 23-24: No collection; landfill closed and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 27.
  • Trash pick-up begins at 6 a.m.

For New Year’s, City employees will be observing the holiday on Friday, Dec. 31.  The trash pick-up schedule on the week of the New Year will be:

  • Monday, Dec. 27: Normal Monday routes.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 28: Normal Tuesday routes.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 29: Normal Wednesday routes.
  • Thursday, Dec. 30: All of Thursday and Friday routes.
  • Friday, Dec. 31: No collection; landfill closed.

The landfill/transfer station will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31 will reopen at 7 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4th.

Recycling pickup in the City of Henderson is the week of the New Year holiday. There will be no schedule changes.

Changes in the normal trash collection schedule are also posted on the City of Henderson web site,, both on the City Calendar and the Sanitation Department section. They are also posted on Facebook.


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