Holiday Schedule for Trash Pickup

updated 11/28/22 2:42 pm

Christmas Day 2022 and New Year's Day 2023: The Christmas Day and New Year's Day holidays are observed on Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2. For the weeks of December 26, 2022 and January 2, 2023 all trash, recycling and yard/organics waste collection is on one-day delay. All service will happen one day after the regular day. See the Holiday falls on a Monday example below for the detailed schedule.  NOTE: Friday, December 23 is on regular schedule.

Holiday Tree Collection: Holiday trees will be collected via special truck on your service day from Dec. 27 through Jan. 9.

Don't miss your service! Make sure containers are out for collection before 7 a.m. 

General Holiday Information

The city's solid waste contractor, Rainbow Environmental/Republic Services, observes only the following six holidays each year. Trash is not collected on these days, and collection service is delayed by one day.

New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day


How Does A Holiday Affect My Service?

Example: Holiday falls on a Monday

Normal Collection Day Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Holiday Collection Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat

Example: Holiday falls on a Wednesday

Normal Collection Day Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Holiday Collection Unaffected Thurs Fri Sat


Vacation Holds:

The city does not allow vacation holds for trash services.

Did you know?

Zoning Administrator meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Meeting Agendas, Action Agendas, and Minutes are available to view online.

Contact Information

Public Works Department
Trash & Recycling
(714) 375-5010
[email protected]

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