Happy New Year 2024.

Enjoy the parties, have fun, and be yourself during the holidays. But during all this, there is one continuous thought “is trash pickup delayed this week?”

Well, we don’t want you to worry a bit about it. So, here is your quick answer to that:

Curbside pickup will be delayed one day on new year’s day. The Wednesday collection of Jan 1st, 2024, will be collected on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be pushed to Friday, and so on. In short, the garbage pickup will be delayed one day for the whole week.

That was quick, Right? But will this schedule be the same for the whole US? Let’s find out!

New Year’s Trash Pickup Schedule 2025

New Year’s Day is a statutory holiday. So, there will be no trash collection on the 1st of January. The pickup schedule will be delayed one day for the whole week. 

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Here’s Your New Year’s Trash Pickup Schedule:

  • No collection on Wednesday (January 1st)
  • Wednesday pickup will be pushed to Thursday.
  • Thursday’s collection will be moved to Friday.
  • Friday’s trash will be picked up on Saturday.

Keep in mind that due to the change in the Christmas trash pickup schedule, you may find one day delay for the next fortnight starting from December 25th. 

As mentioned earlier, it’s a statutory holiday and will affect the collection schedule of every city. So, be it New York trash pickup or Phoenix garbage schedule, curbside refuse pickup will be delayed one day for the rest of the week. 

For The Residents Of Miami Dade County – Our Extra Love!

No matter whether it’s rain or shine, garbage pickup in Miami Dade is always on time. But, the curbside collection will be affected on New Year’s day. Well, worry not if you want to get rid of refuse asap; you can always throw it at the Miami-Dade County trash collection centers.

5 Tips To Manage Your New Year’s Day Trash

If you’re planning to throw parties on New Year’s Day (or extended Christmas celebration is still on), then you must follow our tested tips to prevent unwanted problems.

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  • Trash pickup is only delayed. The limit for the cart is still the same, 40 lbs per cart.
  • The collection will begin on the assigned time, the very next day.
  • Don’t mix solid waste with yard debris or recyclables.
  • Always rinse and dry plastic/glass bottles or jars before tossing them in the recycling cart.
  • Never put food leftovers loosely in your cart, as it will create an unwanted smell.

Don’t place any broken or sharp objects in your carts. Remember, most cities only collect Christmas trees till 12 January. So, if your tree is still on display, it’s time to get rid of it.

New Year’s Garbage Pickup FAQs

Is there trash pickup on new year’s day?

No, there will be no trash collection on new year’s day. The collection will be delayed and pushed to the next day.

What to do if I miss my new year’s trash day?

Call 311 or your private hauler and request special service. Usually, they will charge a small fee for missed trash pickup service. 

Wrapping It Up!

The rule of thumb is that the trash pickup is delayed one day on holidays. If the holiday falls on the weekend, there will be no delayed pickup. So don’t worry and party hard!

Well, in the end, we hope that this new year will bring a lot of happiness and love to you. So, hakuna matata and a joyful, happy new year to you from our team. 


Jimmy Carter specializes in providing up-to-date information on trash schedules for cities and states across the USA. With a passion for community service and sustainability, Jimmy is committed to helping people reduce their environmental impact and keep their neighborhoods clean.

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