City Services, Trash Pickup, Transit Holiday Hours

City Hall and most City Services will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

All ColumBUS Transit routes, including Call-A-Bus, will not be in operation on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Hours of operation for both ColumBUS Transit routes and Call-A-Bus for New Year’s Eve will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  All City of Columbus Transit routes, including Call-A-Bus, will not be in operation on New Year’s Day.

Garbage collection will operate on its regular schedule on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. There will be no garbage collection on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Collections will be delayed one day with Friday's collections on Saturday. Toters should be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. 

As a bonus for the holidays extra collections will be added to get rid of trash bags/boxes that do not fit in toters. Bonus collections begin Thursday, December 26th and will end on Friday, January 10th.

Up to 20 bags or boxes and a piece of furniture may be placed by trash toters for collection. Items must be out by 7:00 a.m. on trash collection day. For appliances, place at curbside and call 376-2508 for collection.

Carpet, remodeling debris, roofing and tires will not be collected. Extra collections are not made on private streets or for businesses.

Boxes and wrapping paper (no foil) with ribbons and bows removed can be recycled at the Bartholomew County Recycling Center, 720 South Mapleton Street.

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