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2021 Important Dates
The Sanitation Department will be on regular collection schedule for all 2021 holidays with the exception of New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Changes in Collection Schedule
New Year's Day
Regular collection on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Friday will be collected on Saturday.
April 5 - November 27
Yard-waste carts will be collected curbside weekly on the same day as regular residential garbage collection day. Contact the Sanitation Department to sign-up for service.
Annual Leaf Pickup
Leaves will be collected curbside in compostable bags only. Place bagged leaves on the curb on regular residential garbage collection day by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.
Regular collection on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday will be collected on Friday, and Friday will be collected on Saturday.
No change in collection schedule the week of Christmas Day.
Overflow items that are in bags or boxes placed near garbage carts will be collected on regular residential collection day. These items will be put into the landfill and will not be recycled. CHRISTMAS TREES WILL NOT BE COLLECTED CURBSIDE.
Christmas Tree Collection Boxes*
December 27–January 14, 2022
Christmas Tree Box Locations: Pocatello City Hall – 911 North 7th Avenue Rainey Park – South Arthur Avenue Sister City Park – Pocatello Creek Road
New Year's Day
January 1, 2022
No change in collection schedule the week of New Year's Day 2022.
*Trees will be chipped and used for ground cover or other projects throughout the year—not placed in the landfill. Please make sure no wires or strings are attached to trees placed in the bins to avoid damage to the chipper. Christmas trees will NOT be collected curbside. Christmas tree recycling is offered through a partnership between the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department and the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department.