Collection Times

Collection routes start earlier in the summer to keep the ESD crews safe in the heat during the summer months. All garbage carts, recycling bins and trash must be at the curb BEFORE the times listed below to ensure collection.

Memorial Day - Labor Day: Routes start at 6:00 AM
Labor Day - Memorial Day: Routes start at 7:00 AM

***In the event of significant weather, please refer to the City of Tuscaloosa website and

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Holiday Collection Schedule

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2017 holiday schedule