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City Government Offices Will Be Closed Monday, January 15; Recyclables Collection Schedule is Modified

Post Date:01/12/2018 11:30 AM

Wilmington City government offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As a result, the Department of Public Works’ Sanitation Division will collect trash and recyclables on a modified holiday schedule:


Monday                     01/15/2018         City holiday – No collection

Tuesday                    01/16/2018          East Of I-95 Recycling

Wednesday              01/17/2018          West of I-95 Recycling & Christmas Trees

Thursday                  01/18/2018          East Of I-95 Trash Collection

Friday                        01/19/2018          West Of I-95 Trash Collection


Citizens are reminded that Wilmington’s Christmas Tree Collection Schedule for 2018 continues Wednesday, January 17; Wednesday, January 24; Wednesday, January 31; Saturday, February 3; and Saturday, February 10.      

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To report issues about trash and recycling collection, please call the Public Works Call Center at (302) 576-3878 or visit:


News and information from the Office of Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki 

John Rago
Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Communications
Mobile: (302) 420-7928
Paul Ford Jr.
Communications Specialist
Mobile: (302) 530-2171
Dan Sanchez
Digital & Social Media Manager
Mobile: (302) 605-0026

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