No Refuse or Recycling Collection on Tuesday July 4th

June 30, 2006

There will be no refuse or recycling collection in the City of Madison on Tuesday July 4th due to the Independence Day holiday. Residents who have there refuse and recycling collected on Tuesday will have their material collected on Wednesday July 5th. Residents in Wednesday’s refuse collection district will also have their material collection the 5th.

“Because of the double collection on Wednesday the 5th it is important that residents have their material out on time,” Madison Recycling Coordinator George Dreckmann said. “East side residents should have their material out by 6 a.m. on the 5th and west side residents should have their material out by 7 a.m.”

Because of the holiday, the Streets Division’s large item service will be curtailed. Residents are asked to hold off putting out large items, such as appliances and furniture until the week of July 10th.

There will be regular refuse and recycling collection on Monday July 3rd. Brush collection in Monday’s area will also begin as scheduled on July 3rd. Residents in Monday’s area should have their brush at the curb by 7 a.m. on Monday the 3rd to insure collection sometime during the week.

The City of Madison yard waste drop off sites will be open from 8:30a.m.until 4:30 p.m. on Monday July3rd and from 8:30a.m.until 8:00 p.m. on July 4th.

Complete information about all of the Streets Division’s solid waste services in available at www.cityofmadison.com/streets. Residents with questions can call 246-4532 (east) or 266-4681 (west).

Contact:
  • George Dreckmann, 267-2626