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Posted on: October 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Columbus Day Holiday Will Not Impact Waste Collection in Unincorporated PBC

The Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 11 will not impact garbage, recyclables and yard waste collection for residents and businesses in unincorporated Palm Beach County. SWA administrative offices and disposal facilities will be open, and Customer Service team members will be available to assist residents with any garbage or recyclable collection questions or concerns. SWA Customer Service can be reached at 561-697-2700 or 866-792-4636. Haulers in unincorporated Palm Beach County will run their regular routes. Residents should place all garbage, recyclables and yard waste curbside by 6 a.m. as usual. 

Residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County can always see their updated collection schedule, set reminders, and sign up for collection information through the “My Pick-Up Days” tool on the SWA website. 

If you live in one of Palm Beach County’s 39 municipalities, contact your municipality directly for their holiday collection schedule. A list of municipal contacts can be found online. 

There are only two observed holidays during which residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County will not receive garbage service:

  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021
  • Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021 

There will be normal scheduled collection services for unincorporated residents on the following holidays:

  • Veteran’s Day – Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021
  • Christmas Eve – Friday, Dec. 24, 2021  (SWA Administration Observed)
  • New Year's Eve – Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 (SWA Administration Observed)
  • New Year’s Day – Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022

 More information on holiday collection can be found online, as can additional information about SWA facilities and hours.

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