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City services holiday schedules in North Alabama, Huntsville, Decatur

Make sure you know when to put your garbage out and what city services are open.

ALABAMA, USA — Garbage collection schedules in some North Alabama city's will be impacted by the holiday season.


From the city:


In observance of the Christmas holiday, City Hall's administrative offices will close at noon on Thursday, December 23 and will be closed all day on Friday, December 24. 

Garbage / Recycling Collection: Friday's routes will run on Monday, December 27 for both garbage and recycling collection.

Additional Information

Both the recycling and garbage collection holiday schedules can be viewed on our municipal website:

- Recycling Collection Holiday Schedule: https://www.cityofdecatural.com/departments/recycling-department/holiday-recycling-pickup/

- Garbage Collection Holiday Schedule: https://www.cityofdecatural.com/departments/solid-waste/holiday-garbage-pickup/


From the city:

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Huntsville City limits on the holidays listed below. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day beginning with the regular Monday pickups occurring on Tuesday.

In general, if your garbage collection date falls on a holiday, place your can by the curb the evening before the next business day.

City of Huntsville Holidays 2021

  • Wednesday, January 1 – New Year’s
  • Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 15 – Presidents Day
  • Friday, April 2 – Good Friday
  • Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 5 – Fourth of July observed
  • Monday, September 6 – Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day
  • Thursday/Friday, November 25-26 – Thanksgiving
  • Friday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
  • Friday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve

Athens and Limestone County, AL

  • City offices will be closed the following days for the Christmas and New Year's holidays:

    Dec. 24-27
    Dec. 31

  • There are no changes to the sanitation schedule. Please have bins to the curb by 6 a.m.

Madison and Madison County, AL

  • 11/22/2021 Monday's garbage collected 
  • 11/23/2021 Tuesday's garbage collected 
  • 11/24/2021 Wednesday's garbage collected 
  • 11/25/2021 Closed for Thanksgiving Day 
  • 11/26/2021 Thursday's garbage collected Christmas Day 
  • 12/20/2021 Monday's garbage collected 
  • 12/21/2021 Tuesday's garbage collected 
  • 12/22/2021 Wednesday's garbage collected 
  • 12/23/2021 Thursday's garbage collected 
  • 12/24/2021 Closed for Christmas Day (Observed)

Florence, AL

  • Florence Municipal Offices will be closed on Friday. Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 27.
  • No change in residential garbage and recycling collection.

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