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Posted on: January 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Implements New Holiday Trash/Recycling Pick Up Schedule

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The City of Durango will implement a new holiday trash and recycling collection schedule in 2021. Commercial and residential pick up on holiday weeks will be staggered out one day. This schedule will start with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 18. 

On weeks with holidays falling on Mondays, collection will take place Tuesday through Saturday. If your regular collection day is Monday, pick up will be on Tuesday. If your regular collection day is Tuesday, pick up will be Wednesday, etc.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon, Jan. 18, 2021

Pick up:  Jan. 19-23   

Presidents Day

Mon, Feb. 15, 2021

Pick up:  Feb. 16-20

Memorial Day

Mon, May 31, 2021

Pick up:  June 1-5

Independence Day

Observed Mon, July 5, 2021

Pick up:  July 6-10

Labor Day

Mon, Sept. 6, 2021

Pick up:  Sept. 7-11


Collection for the remaining holidays are as follows: 

Veterans Day

Thurs, Nov. 11, 2021

Pick up:  Nov. 12-13   

Thanksgiving Day

Thurs, Nov. 25, 2021

Pick up:  Nov. 26

Thanksgiving Friday

Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

Pick up:  Nov. 27

Christmas Eve

Friday, Dec. 24, 2021

Pick up as scheduled

Christmas Day

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021

Commercial Pick up:  Dec. 24

Christmas Holiday

Observed Mon, Dec. 27, 2021

Pick up: Dec. 28-Dec 31

(Thursday and Friday normal collection will be on Friday)


The Recycle Center is closed on all holidays. Collection schedules are available at Sign up for trash and recycling collection reminders at


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