ITHACA, N.Y. –– City and county offices will be closed this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, with city offices remaining closed on both Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.

The offices will re-open on Monday, Nov. 30.

Trash and yard waste collection for city residents scheduled for Thursday will occur on Friday this week.

For recycling, the Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving Day but will be open its regular hours, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.on Friday, Nov. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 28.

There will be no curbside recycling pick-up on Thursday, and recycling pick-up will be a day late for the remainder of the holiday week. That means if your scheduled pick-up day is Thursday, recycling will be picked up on Friday. If your pick-up day is normally Friday, collection will take place on Saturday.

The Newfield Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot location will also be closed on Thursday and ll other Drop Spots will follow their normal schedule.

Anna Lamb is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at