Special to Iredell Free News

City of Statesville offices will be closed Monday, December 26, and Tuesday, December 27, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Garbage Collection

Residential Routes: Monday’s routes will be collected on Wednesday; Tuesday and Wednesday’s routes will be collected on Thursday; and Thursday and Friday routes will be collected on Friday

Commercial Routes: Monday’s routes will be collected on Wednesday; Tuesday and Wednesday’s routes will be collected on Thursday; Thursday and Friday’s route will be collected on Friday; and Saturday routes will run on the regular schedule

Statesville Fitness and Activity Center

The facility will be closed December 25-27.

Leaf Collection

Leaf collection will be scaled back the week after Christmas as sanitation crews will be running garbage and recycling routes on a shortened schedule. Other city crews and contractors will continue leaf collection efforts during this week as weather permits. Crews will begin picking up live, undecorated Christmas trees from the curb on January 3.

Recycling Tips

If you recycle, please follow these guidelines:

• Wrapping paper that is shiny or glittery CANNOT be recycled. Please remove ribbon and bows
• Cardboard should be flattened before placing in the recycling cart
• Twist ties, ribbons, bow, electric cords and other wires and tanglers CANNOT be recycled
• Only #1 and #2 plastic jugs, tubs, bottles, and jars should be recycled
• NO GLASS

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