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Posted on: November 22, 2021

2021 Holiday trash and recycling collection

CWD truck lifting and emptying a trash cart in an Allen neighborhood

If you're planning ahead for holiday trash collection, you're in the right place! Allen’s trash and recycling collection is facilitated by Community Waste Disposal (CWD). Holiday collection adjustments follow the CWD holiday calendar.

2021 Holiday Collections

Thanksgiving holiday: Thursday, Nov. 25

  • Thursday collection slides to Friday; Friday collection slides to Saturday
  • Bulk trash will not be collected on Saturday, Nov. 27. Bulk service will resume on Saturday, Dec. 4

Christmas holiday: Saturday, Dec. 25

  • Due to Christmas falling on a Saturday, there is no change to regular trash or recycling collection schedules.
  • Bulk trash will not be collected on Dec. 25, 2021 or January 1, 2022. Bulk pickup will resume on Jan. 8, 2022.
  • Additional pickup opportunity: CWD will collect up to five extra bags of trash on your first collection day after Christmas. Place the bags at your collection point at least two feet from trash and recycling carts.

New Year holiday: Saturday, Jan. 1

  • Due to New Year falling on a Saturday, there is no change to regular trash or recycling collection schedules.
  • Bulk trash will not be collected on January 1, 2022. Bulk pickup will resume on Jan. 8, 2022.

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