Holly Springs Holiday Trash and Recycling Schedule



Holidays can affect normal trash and recycling collection in Holly Springs, North Carolina. This guide provides an overview of how major holidays impact pickup days and resources for checking your adjusted collection schedule.

The Town of Holly Springs provides trash and recycling collection services to over 30,000 households through a contract with GFL Environmental.

Holly Springs Holidays That Affect Collection

The following major holidays delay normal trash and recycling pickup by one day in Holly Springs:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For example, if your regular pickup day is Monday and the holiday falls on Monday, your collection will slide to Tuesday.

The Town has not yet released the official 2023 holiday collection schedule. However, below is the observed 2022 schedule as an example:

Holiday Day Observed Makeup Day
New Year’s Day Monday, 1/3 Tuesday, 1/4
Good Friday Friday, 4/15 Saturday, 4/16
Memorial Day Monday, 5/30 Tuesday, 5/31
Independence Day Monday, 7/4 Tuesday, 7/5
Labor Day Monday, 9/5 Tuesday, 9/6
Thanksgiving Thursday, 11/24 Friday, 11/25
Christmas Day Monday, 12/26 Tuesday, 12/27

Check the Holly Springs holiday collection schedule for official dates each year.

Confirming Adjusted Trash Pickup Days

With holidays altering your normal collection schedule, how can you confirm when trash and recycling will be picked up?

Residents should refer to the holiday collection schedule posted on the Town of Holly Springs website. This will provide your adjusted collection day.

If you need additional help, contact Holly Springs Public Works at (919) 552-5920 or [email protected].

You can also call GFL Environmental at (919) 662-7100 for pickup day assistance.

Holiday Collection Tips for Residents

Follow these tips to prevent issues with trash and recycling collection on holidays in Holly Springs:

  • Review the holiday schedule at the start of each year and note which holidays affect pickup.

  • Check the town website for your adjusted collection day and mark your calendar.

  • Place carts at the curb the evening before your adjusted pickup day. Don’t set carts out too early.

  • Avoid overfilling carts to prevent spillage on adjusted collection days.

  • Hold bulk items and excess waste until your normal collection day returns.

  • Report any missed collections right away using the Holly Springs 311 portal.

  • Consider extra recycling to cut down on trash volume on adjusted days.

By planning ahead using the posted holiday collection schedule, you can keep trash and recycling pickup running smoothly in Holly Springs. Reach out to the town or GFL Environmental with any questions.

Contact Information for Trash and Recycling

For additional information on trash collection and recycling programs in Holly Springs, contact:

Town of Holly Springs Public Works
101 Thomas Mill Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
(919) 552-5920

GFL Environmental
(919) 662-7100

Details on trash and recycling services in Holly Springs can also be found on the Public Works page of the town website, including:

  • Regular collection schedule

  • Holiday schedule

  • Recycling guidelines

  • Bulky item collection

  • Yard waste collection

  • Trash cart replacement

For issues like missed collections, contact the Holly Springs 311 Service Center to file a report.

By leveraging these resources and planning ahead, Holly Springs residents can maintain proper waste and recycling collection even around holidays. Reach out to the town or service provider for any assistance needed.



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