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Holiday Collection


 Holiday  Date of Holiday  Rescheduled Collection Date  Call in Bulk Waste by:
 Christmas Eve  Wednesday, December 24  No change to collection schedule  3pm, Tuesday, December 23
 Christmas Day  Thursday, December 25  Saturday, December 27 12pm, Wednesday, December 24
 Day After Christmas  Friday, December 26  No change to collection schedule  12pm, Wednesday, December 24
 New Year’s Day  Thursday, January 1  Saturday, January 3  3pm, Friday, January 2

Natural Christmas Tree Collection:

  • The City of Norfolk accepts NATURAL trees, as part of their Yard Waste collection service.
  • Natural trees will be picked up curbside, and recycled on regular trash collection days.
  • Holiday lights and natural trees are also accepted from Norfolk residents at the City's Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Facility, 1176 Pineridge Rd., Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Artificial Christmas Tree Collection
  • Artificial Christmas trees may be scheduled for bulk waste collection.  
  • Artificial trees should be removed from the stand, and cleared of all ornaments, tinsel and lights.

Helpful Tips:

  • Requests for bulk waste collection must be made by 3pm, unless otherwise noted in the chart above, by calling the Norfolk Cares IMPACT Center at (757) 441-5813, or by completing a request at 
  • Blue recycling containers are collected on the same scheduled day of the week as green containers; however, recycling is collected every other week.
  • To determine your recycling day, call 757-441-5813 or view the recycling calendar.
  • For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works Division of Waste Management at 757-441-5813 or send us an email.