In 2022, October 10 will be designated as Columbus Day. On Monday, a number of services, including garbage pickup, won’t operate normally.
In addition to marking the anniversary of his arrival in America, the US holiday honors Christopher Columbus’ explorations.
What you need to know regarding garbage pickup on Columbus Day in 2022, despite the fact that some schools are closed and there will be no mail delivery nationwide.
Is There Trash Pickup on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10th?
On October 10, 2022, different cities will have varied garbage pickup schedules for Columbus Day.
As part of its experimental “on-holiday pick-up program, delivering the service on typically off days, the city Sanitation Department (DSNY) will undertake trash collection on Monday.
However, Philadelphia’s regular garbage pickup schedule will not be in effect. The pickup will occur one day later than expected.
Chicago.gov has similarly declared that rubbish pickup would not occur on Columbus Day in 2022.
However, on October 10 garbage collection services are offered in Florida and Houston.
What Is Closed?
Columbus Day 2022 will see no change in the operating hours of the US Postal Service. Therefore, there won’t be any mail or package deliveries.
However, all FedEx services, including ground and express shipment, will continue to run as normal. Additionally, UPS will operate on a regular schedule.
On Monday, all government offices are closed.
Are Schools Open Today?
Columbus Day 2022 will be a holiday in several schools across the US, but not all of them.
Tomorrow is a vacation for all public schools in New York City, but schools in California and Tuscaloosa City will be open as usual.
The public schools in Washington, DC are likewise closed on this particular day.
On October 10, some schools in Alabama declared a vacation, while others have set aside time for parent-teacher conferences.