City solid waste collection schedule to change for Thanksgiving holiday

photo by: Nick Krug

City of Lawrence solid waste division workers empty containers into the back of a trash truck in this file photo from December 2009.

City of Lawrence offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday, and the solid waste collection schedule will be altered.

There will be no trash, recycling or yard waste collection service on Thursday, according to a city news release. Collection service will be delayed by one day for Thursday and Friday residential customers. Thursday solid waste routes will be completed on Friday, and Friday routes will be completed on Saturday.

There will be no collection service changes for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday routes. There will be no roll-off dumpster service on Thursday or Friday. Roll-off service will resume on Monday.

For additional information, residents may contact the Solid Waste Division at 832-3032. A full listing of all Thanksgiving holiday closures and service alterations is available on the city’s website,


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