Does garbage run on Columbus Day?

COLUMBUS Day is an American holiday that recognizes and commemorates Christopher Columbus’ exploration of the New World.

Garbage collection and disposal services have their own vacation schedules that you may want to consider.

There is no garbage collection and disposal service on six public holidays


There is no garbage collection and disposal service on six public holidaysPhoto credit: Getty – Contributor

Does garbage run on Columbus Day?

The collection and disposal service will continue on Columbus Day according to the normal schedule.

Garbage collection will be delayed by just one day on six public holidays, including:

If you normally have your rubbish collected on a Monday on these days, your collection will be postponed to the following day instead.

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What stores are open on Columbus Day?

There are several businesses and institutions that are open on Columbus Day.

Open establishments include:

Whilst shops may be open they may be open at different times so it is always recommended to check with local locations just in case.

Which stores are closed on Columbus Day?

Various shops are closed on Columbus Day.

Some of the closed stores are:

  • City, state and federal offices
  • US Post Offices
  • DMV
  • Public schools
  • banks Does garbage run on Columbus Day?


DevanCole is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. DevanCole joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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