Media Release

Curbside Collection Services Delayed Due to the Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 12:00 AM

8:55 a.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY - Due to the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 21st, residential curbside collection services for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will be delayed one day for the entire holiday week. 
The regular schedule for these services will resume the following week.  The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station, and the Hazardous Waste Center will also be closed on Monday the 21st and will reopen on Tuesday January 22nd.
If you have any questions, please call Milton Towns of the Alachua County Office of Waste Collection at (352) 338-3233 or Steve Joplin, City of Gainesville Solid Waste Department at (352) 334-2330.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).