Garbage, Recycling, and Compost Schedule for 2022 Thanksgiving Holidays

Date of Release: 
November 21, 2022

Below are the changes to the Public Works Department’s garbage collection schedule for Thanksgiving 2022 and the day after Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25).  As a reminder, please place your garbage rollout container at its designated collection point no later than 4 a.m. on the scheduled day of pickup. 

  • Garbage Collection:  There will be NO residential garbage collection on Thanksgiving or the day after.  Thanksgiving’s routes will be done on Wednesday, November 23 along with the normal Wednesday routes.  Friday's routes will be done on Monday, November 28. 
  • Recycling Drop-Off Facility:  The Green for Life recycling drop-off facility at 400 State Street will be closed Thanksgiving Day.  The normal schedule for the facility is Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.  There is no charge for the public to drop off recyclables.  
  • Compost Facility: Due to routine grinding of brush, the City of Paducah Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street is closed to the public. 

If you have a question, contact the Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.

City Hall:  City Hall located at 300 South 5th Street will be closed November 24 and 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.