City of Knoxville offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26, in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Garbage and recycling pickups will be on the regular schedule Monday, Nov. 22 through Wednesday, Nov. 24. There will be NO household garbage or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Waste Connections’ office will be closed. Waste Connections will run Thursday routes on Friday and Friday routes on Saturday.

Please remember to limit your waste to the contents of your city-issued trash cart; no overflow trash or carts with lifted lids will be collected.

As a general reminder, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day are the only days of the year when residential curbside trash and recycling are NOT picked up as scheduled.

Downtown garbage and recycling collection will run on regular schedule during Thanksgiving week.

The City’s five recycling centers will be open, but the Goodwill attendant will not be available to accept household donations on Thursday, Nov. 25. Please don’t leave donations at unattended recycling centers.

The City’s Solid Waste Facility located at 1033 Elm Street will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, through Saturday, Nov. 27, and will resume normal operating hours on Monday, Nov. 29.