Media Release

July 4th Waste Collection

Friday, June 27, 2008 1:00 AM

2:15 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL -Due to the observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2008, residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will be delayed one day for Friday collection routes.  Monday through Thursday collection, June 30, 2008 through July 3, 2008, will occur as normal.  The regular schedule for these services will resume the following week.  The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park’s Transfer Station and Hazardous Waste Collection Center, will also be closed on Friday, July 4, 2008.

For more information, contact Milton Towns, Alachua County Office of Waste Collection at 338-3233 or Steve Joplin, City of Gainesville Solid Waste Department at 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).