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Solid Waste

Garbage and Recycling Holiday Schedules

The City of Winter Haven provides service as usual on all the holidays except:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Labor Day

If the holiday falls on a weekday, then collection days on that day and after are delayed by one day. For example: If the holiday falls on Monday, then Monday’s collection will be on Tuesday. Tuesday services will take place on Wednesday. The one-day delay will occur for each day of the week following the holiday.

Holiday schedules will be announced through our Facebook page as well as on the City of Winter Haven’s Website.

For questions regarding Solid Waste Service on a holiday, please email us at or call our Solid Waste office at 863-291-5756