Trash Pick-up

Dear All,Here is the information about adjusted Trash Pick-up for next week.  Note, there will be no pick-up on Thanksgiving Day.  Thursday will run on Friday and Friday’s pick-up will be on Saturday.  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday are on normal schedule.  This includes extra leaf pick-up as well.  There are only two more weeks left for leaf pick-up.  It ends December 5th.  You may put out up to 40 bags of leaves for collection on your normal trash days for the next two weeks.  Please put leaves separate from your other trash so that they not only know which are the leaves, but also the regular trash truck can get to your cans.


Janice McHenry
City-County Councillor District 6

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News Release

For Immediate Release
November 20, 2014

Media Contact:
Benjamin Easley
Public Information Officer
Department of Public Works
317-312-5232 ​

HOLIDAY NOTICE: Thursday, November 27 is Thanksgiving Day
INDIANAPOLIS –The Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) would like to remind residents that residential and heavy trash, curbside recycling and leaf collection will operate on a slide schedule next week in observance of Thanksgiving Day. There will be NO residential trash, heavy trash, leaf collection or curbside recycling service on Thursday, Nov. 27. Thursday routes will run on Friday, Nov. 28, and Friday routes will run on Saturday, Nov. 29. All schedules will return to normal on Monday, Dec. 1.

Friday, Dec. 5 will be the last day of the City’s free leaf collection program. From now through Dec. 5, residents may leave up to 40 bags of leaves (in regular trash bags or paper yard waste bags) for collection on their regular trash day.

Visit to find your collection days for regular and heavy trash as well as helpful information about recycling programs and guidelines for acceptable and unacceptable trash items.

For more information or to report any trash related issues, please use RequestIndy  online or the mobile application on your smart phone, visit or call the Mayor’s Action Center at 317-327-4MAC.   

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