City of Killeen trash collection will run on schedule Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Free curbside collection of excess holiday trash is available to residents. Trash may be placed in plastic bags no larger than 33 gallons or boxes no larger than eight cubic feet then placed at curbside at least four feet away from the roll-out container by 7 a.m. on the special collection day.
Collection schedule: Regular day Special collection day
Monday January 1
Tuesday December 26
Thursday December 28
Friday December 29
This collection does not include bulky items like appliances and furniture. A fee will be assessed for those items.
A free Christmas tree recycling event is scheduled January 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 South W.S. Young Drive. Live trees will be shredded for use as mulch rather than taken to the landfill.
Killeen Recycle Center will be closed December 25 and January 1. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. December 26.
Killeen Transfer Station will be closed December 25 and January 1. It will be open December 26.