Denver – Trash and Recycle Schedule

Denver Trash/Recycling Services Update:
Beginning January 3, 2022
Trash/Recycling service collection days will be changing from Tuesday to Wednesday.

Recycle, Compost, Trash: Collection Schedules and Reminders – City and County of Denver (

2022 Holidays

In 2022, service will be delayed one day following the holidays listed below:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 17
  • Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 21
  • César Chávez Day (observed): Monday, March 28
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 5
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
  • Christmas Day (observed): Monday, December 26

When your service falls on or after a holiday, your collection will be delayed one day for the rest of that week only. There will be no delays for city holidays that do not impact collection schedules.

For example, for a Monday holiday, collections will be on Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection on Wednesday, etc., etc., with Thursday’s collections on Friday for that week only.