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Garbage collection, recycling adjusted for tinsel time

The Town of Carrboro and Orange County Recycling have adjusted their schedules for the holiday season.
Town offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24-26. There will be no garbage  collection on these days. Garbage collection for businesses and households scheduled for  Monday and Tuesday will be collected  on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Those scheduled for Wednesday will see their garbage collected one day late, on Thursday, Dec. 27.

There will be no recycling services on Tuesday, Dec. 25. Tuesday’s recycling will be collected on Saturday, Dec. 29. Orange County Recycling will resume normal pick-up schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

The Town of Carrboro will be collecting Christmas Trees as a part of its yard-waste collection schedule. The trees should be placed along the curbside and all ornaments and stands should be removed from the trees. For those with regular trash pick-up on Monday or Tuesday, yard waste is collected on the first and third Wednesday each month. For those with regular trash schedule on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, yard waste is collected on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

The town also issued a reminder  that luminaries won’t be allowed this year due to dry conditions and a statewide ban on open burning.

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