Holiday Sanitation and Recycling Schedule

2018-19 Winter Holiday Schedule

THANKSGIVING

Thursday, Nov. 22
  • No garbage or recycling collection
Friday, Nov. 23
  • Thursday and Friday garbage collection
  • Thursday recycling collection
Saturday, Nov. 24
  • Friday recycling collection

CHRISTMAS

Monday, Dec. 24
  • No changes to schedule
Tuesday, Dec. 25
  • No garbage or recycling collection
Wednesday, Dec. 26
  • Tuesday and Wednesday garbage collection
  • Tuesday recycling collection
Thursday, Dec. 27
  • Wednesday recycling collection
Friday, Dec. 28
  • Thursday recycling collection
Saturday, Dec. 29
  • Friday recycling collection

NEW YEAR'S DAY

Monday, Dec. 31
  • No changes to schedule
Tuesday, Jan. 1
  • No garbage or recycling collection
Wednesday, Jan. 2
  • Tuesday and Wednesday garbage collection
  • Tuesday recycling collection
Thursday, Jan. 3
  • Wednesday recycling collection
Friday, Jan. 4
  • Thursday recycling collection
Saturday, Jan. 5
  • Friday recycling collection

During holidays, garbage and recycling collection schedules change. Please note, if your collection date falls on a holiday your garbage and recycling collection may be collected on different days.

Garbage Collection Holiday Schedule

The City of West Fargo observes the following holidays and will not pick up garbage on these days: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

If the holiday falls Monday through Thursday, the pick up for that holiday will be the following day. If the holiday falls on a Friday, the refuse will be picked up Thursday.

Recycling Collection Holiday Schedule

Waste Management, Inc. observes the following holidays and will not pick up recycling on these days: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Recycling will be picked up the day following each holiday. All additional days for that week will also be one day behind. Weeks with a holiday will conclude with a Saturday pick up.