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Posted on: January 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday will not impact waste collection in unincorporated PBC


Garbage, recyclables and yard waste will be collected on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16, for residents and businesses in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County disposal facilities are open and 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. Residents residing within city limits should contact their municipality directly for their holiday collection schedule. Municipal contacts»

While SWA administrative offices will be closed, a limited number of 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. 

There are only two observed holidays during which residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County will not receive garbage service: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. There will be normal scheduled collection services for unincorporated residents on the following holidays: 

  • President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017 
  • Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 
  • Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 
  • Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 

More information on holiday collection»

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