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Collection Schedules

Holiday Schedule

Garbage collection will not take place on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. When scheduled collections fall on one of these holidays, collections are delayed by one day. For example, if your scheduled collection day is on Mondays and Christmas Day falls on Monday, your collection will be delayed to Tuesday. Download the Holiday Schedule.

Holiday Schedule
New Year's Day Monday January 1, 2024
Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2024
Independence Day Thursday July 4, 2024
Labor Day Monday September 2, 2024
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 28, 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday December 25, 2024

Garbage Schedule

Garbage collection is Monday - Friday. Pick-up days are determined by the route set by Republic Services. Please see the garbage collection route map to determine your pick-up day. 

Map of Mt. Vernon
Garbage Collection Route Map

Recycling Schedule

Recycling pick-up days are on Tuesday and Thursday every other week. The Recycling collection route is divided by areas of the city. Please see the recycling collection route map to determine your pick-up day. Download the recycling calendar.

Map of city recycling collection routes
Recycling Collection Route Map

Yard Waste Schedule

Yard waste pick-up days run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday every week and is based on the Trash Collection schedule. Please see the chart below for the yard waste collection schedule. 

Yard Waste Schedule
Monday or Tuesday Tuesday
Wednesday or Friday Wednesday
Thursday Thursday