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El Paso Thanksgiving holiday: what’s open, closed, garbage pickup, bus, streetcar rides

The 81st Annual First Light Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade is set for Thursday, with more than 20 large floats, high school and university bands, military ceremonial units, dancers, drum and bugle corps units, and numerous other entries.

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Residents who normally have garbage and recycling picked up on Thursdays will have them picked up on Saturday instead, the city of El Paso said in a news release. The normal collection schedule will resume Friday.

The Greater El Paso Landfill, 2300 Darrington Road, also will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will resume normal operating hours Friday.

El Paso Thanksgiving holiday schedule

City Hall and all administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

Other Thursday closures include:

• Animal Services Center

• Citizen Collection Stations

• Greater El Paso Landfill

• El Paso museums of archaeology, art and history

Here's information on Thanksgiving holiday closures, garbage collection, office closings, and bus and streetcar rides planned by the city of El Paso.

El Paso garbage, recycling collection times, changes for the Thanksgiving holiday

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If your trash and recycling bins are usually collected on a Thursday or Friday, your garbage collection day will be modified for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Ellen Smyth, of the city of El Paso’s Environmental Services Department, said: “For more than 20 years, our drivers have worked during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. This year, to give our drivers the chance to enjoy the holiday weekend with their families and friends, we are modifying our Thanksgiving collection schedule.”

If your trash and recycling bins are usually collected on Thursday or Friday, your collection day will be modified for Thanksgiving. ]]>