Holiday Schedule Changes – Waste Collection, HHW Station, Sweeping
Published on November 21, 2021
Holiday Waste Collection Schedule
GreenWaste of Palo Alto provides regular scheduled collection service throughout the year except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. If your regular collection day falls on or after one of these holidays, your collection day will be moved to the following day for the rest of the week. Regular collection schedules will resume the following week.
- For Thanksgiving, if your regular collection day falls on Thursday or Friday, your collection day will be moved to the following day.
- For Christmas and New Year’s Day there are no collection day changes since both holidays are on Saturday this year.
Please remember to place your carts at the curb before 6 AM.
Call GreenWaste customer service at (650) 493-4894 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have collection questions.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Station Closures
The HHW Station will be closed on
- November 27, 2021 for Thanksgiving
- December 25, 2021 for Christmas
- January 1, 2022 for New Year
Learn more about the HHW Station
Holiday Street Sweeping Changes
For Thanksgiving, if your regular street sweeping day is on Thursday or Friday, your street will be swept on either the Wednesday before or the Monday following the holiday. No other routes will be affected.
For Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, if your regular street sweeping day is on Friday, your street will be swept on either the Thursday before or the Monday following the holiday. No other routes will be affected.
Learn more about street sweeping
Holiday Tree Collection
For the four weeks following Christmas day, holiday trees will be collected curbside.
Cut your trees in 4-foot lengths and remove tree stands, all ornamentation, tinsel and nails. Place them next to your green compost cart. Flocked trees are not accepted.
Apartment and condominium complex managers and/or owners, please call (650) 493-4894 or email email@example.com for information regarding tree collection locations for your complex.
For further residential waste collection information, or for commercial holiday schedule, please contact GreenWaste of Palo Alto at (650) 493-4894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.