Holiday Collections

If your assigned collection day falls on or after a CWD holiday, your collection will take place one day later than usual.

Holiday2021 DateImpacted Collection Days
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2021January 1-2
Memorial DayMay 31, 2021June 1-5
Independence DayJuly 4, 2021None (holiday falls on a Sunday)
Labor DaySeptember 6, 2021September 7-11
Thanksgiving DayNovember 25, 2021November 26-27
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2021None (holiday falls on a Saturday)

Holiday Trash Collection


CWD will collect up to five extra bags of trash on your first collection day after Christmas. Place the bags at your collection point, at least two feet from trash and recycling carts.

Natural Christmas Tree Disposal

 

Curbside Collection


Natural Christmas trees, up to six feet tall, will be collected on your assigned trash collection day through Friday, January 8, 2021. Place trees at your collection point at least two feet from trash and recycling carts. Trees must be stripped of all lights, tinsel, ornaments, hooks and tree stands. If your tree is over six feet tall, you may cut it in half for collection.

After January 10, residents may cut natural Christmas trees into four-foot bundles, weighing no more than 40 lbs., and place the tied bundles at their trash collection point for pickup in Allen’s yard waste collection program. Bundles must be in place by 7 a.m. on your assigned trash collection day, at least two feet away from trash and recycling carts.

Do-It Yourself Disposal


Natural Christmas trees can be composted at the NTMWD Custer Road Transfer Station and Wood Grinding Facility (9901 Custer Road, Plano). You must bring your most recent City of Allen water bill and a driver’s license with a matching address in order to enter the facility.

Flocked/Artificial Tree Disposal


Because flocked and artificial trees cannot be composted, they will not be collected as yard waste. You may dispose of flocked or artificial Christmas trees by scheduling a pickup on your assigned bulk item collection day or bringing them to the NTMWD Custer Road Transfer Station (9901 Custer Road). You must bring your most recent City of Allen water bill and a driver’s license with a matching address in order to enter the Custer Road facility.