Is garbage and recycling collected on holidays?

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. For a complete list of holiday schedule changes, please view the 2018 Holiday Schedule.

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.

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1. When is my garbage and recycling collection day?
2. Is garbage and recycling collected on holidays?
3. Who should I contact if I have a complaint associated with excess garbage?
4. What materials are recyclable?
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7. Are there materials that I can't put in my garbage bin?