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Posted on: February 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Presidents’ Day Garbage Collection Schedule For Unincorporated Palm Beach County

Garbage, recyclables, and yard waste will be collected on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 15 for those residents living 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.

Those residents who live in one of the 38 municipalities should contact their municipality directly for their holiday collection schedule. A list of municipal contacts can be found online.

While SWA administrative offices will be closed, there are limited Customer Service team members available to assist residents with any questions or concerns. SWA Customer Service can be reached at 561-697-2700 or 866-792-4636.

There are only two observed holidays where residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County will not receive garbage, recyclables and yard waste service. Those holidays are Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016) and Christmas Day (Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, as the 25th falls on a Sunday).

There will be normal scheduled collection services for unincorporated residents on the following holidays:
• Presidents’ Day - Monday, February 15, 2016
• Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2016
• Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2016
• Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2016
• Veteran’s Day - Friday, November 11, 2016
• Christmas Eve - Saturday, December 24, 2016
• New Year’s Day - Monday, January 2, 2017, as the 1st falls on a Sunday

More information on holiday collection can be found online.


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