Schedule & Holidays

Important Refuse/Recycling Collection notes:

  • The Normal Four Day Refuse Collection schedule for the City of Bowling Green is Monday thru Thursday during non-holiday weeks. The following is subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. Watch for additional details in the newspaper or call the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227.
  • If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the City will observe the holiday on Friday and this has no effect on the refuse collection schedule. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the City will observe the holiday on Monday and this will delay the normal refuse collection schedule by one day that entire week.

Monday Holiday

All normal refuse collection delayed one day that entire week.

Tuesday Holiday

Normal Refuse Collection will occur for Monday but the remainder of the week will be delayed one day.

Wednesday Holiday

Normal Refuse Collection will occur for Monday and Tuesday but the remainder of the week will be delayed one day.

Thursday Holiday

Normal Refuse Collection will occur for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, but Thursday’s collection will be picked up on Friday (Except for Thanksgiving when Thursday will be collected on the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving Thursday).

Friday Holiday

No effect on the Refuse Collection schedule.

These dates and services are subject to change. Watch for additional details in the newspaper, call the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227 or visit the web site at www.bgohio.org.

2018 PUBLIC WORKS SCHEDULE (click to view entire schedule)

 

2018 Public Works calendar

 

2019 PUBLIC WORKS SCHEDULE:

LARGE ITEM COLLECTION (all year): For eligible locations that receive City refuse collection, each address may receive (2) scheduled collections with no fee for up to (5) Large Items per visit. Thereafter the following fees apply: $25 for first item and $15 per item thereafter. Mattresses at all times are $25/$15 up to total of (3). Call 419-354-6227 to schedule a collection.

BRUSH COLLECTIONS: 3rd week of the months of APRIL, MAY, SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER for eligible locations that receive City refuse service. By the second Monday of these months, call 419-354-6227 to schedule a collection. Please do not set out brush piles prior to the Sunday of collection week. This is not an unlimited collection!

JANUARY 2019
Tuesday January 1 – New Year’s Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection on Monday Dec 31st . Normal refuse collection remainder of the week is delayed one day.

Monday January 7 – Christmas Tree Collection begins. All Christmas trees must be curbside by Monday at 7am. There will be one citywide sweep of all four wards; pickup is by Ward NOT refuse collection day.

Monday January 21 – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection is delayed one day entire week.

FEBRUARY 2019:
Monday February 18 – President’s Day Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection is delayed one day entire week.

MARCH 2019:
Oak Grove Cemetery: Remove winter decorations by March 1.

APRIL 2019:
April 15-19: Brush Collection available for eligible locations that receive City refuse collection.

MAY 2019:
May 20-24: Brush Collection available for eligible locations that receive City refuse collection.

Monday May 27 – Memorial Day Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection delayed one day entire week.

JULY 2019:
Thursday July 4 – Independence Day Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection Monday –Wednesday. Refuse collection for Thursday is delayed one day.

SEPTEMBER 2019:
Monday September 2 – Labor Day Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection is delayed by one day entire week.

September 16-20: Brush Collection available for eligible locations that receive City refuse collection.

OCTOBER 2019:
October 21-25: Brush Collection available for eligible locations that receive City refuse collection.

NOVEMBER 2019:
Oak Grove Cemetery: Decorations must be removed by the first Monday of November.

Monday November 11 – Veteran’s Day Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection is delayed one day entire week.

Tuesday November 12 – Fall Leaf collection.  Several passes of the city will be made as needed. Please consider mulching your leaves.

Thursday November 28 – Thanksgiving Holiday, no refuse collection. Thursday’s refuse collection occurs Wednesday, November 27.
Friday, November 29 – City offices closed.

DECEMBER 2019:
Wednesday December 25 – Christmas Holiday, no refuse collection. Normal refuse collection on Monday and Tuesday. Normal refuse collection remainder of the week is delayed one day.

JANUARY 2020
Monday January 6 – Christmas Tree Collection begins. All Christmas trees must be curbside by Monday at 7am. There will be one citywide sweep of all four wards; pickup is by Ward NOT refuse collection day.

These dates and services are subject to change. Watch for additional details in the newspaper or call the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227.