Residential Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule


There is no refuse or recycling collection on:

  • New Year's Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

On scheduled holidays, refuse and recycling collection is delayed on day for the remainder of the week, i.e., Monday routes will be picked up on Tuesday, etc.

When is my collection day?

Use our Service Locator to find out when recyclables will be picked up in your neighborhood.

Generalized Day Boundaries for Residential Refuse/Garbage Collection*

The north side of Lyell Avenue from the Genesee River to the Erie Canal, north to Lake Ontario, within city limits.

East of the Genesee River to the city line; north of the Inner loop to city line; the west side of Hudson Avenue to the River; the north side of Clifford Avenue to city line.

The east side of Hudson Avenue, east to 590; south side of Clifford Avenue, south to East Avenue; East Avenue from inner loop to 590/490 split within city limits.

390 west to the river; East Ave south to the canal; the east side of Jefferson Avenue east to the River from CRX Railroad to West Ave/Main Street, Ames Street east to inner loop.

The south side of Lyell Avenue, south to canal; Jefferson Avenue west to the Canal; inner loop/river west to the canal.

Central Business District incorporates everything inside the inner loop.

*If you need more assistance in figuring out your garbage collection day, simply call 311 (from outside of the city, call 585-428-5990) and provide your address to a customer service representative.

Generalized Day Boundaries for Refuse - Garbage Collection (Residential)