Due to the observation of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday and Friday, city of Hays refuse and recycling collection schedules will be altered.

Crews will start with Monday’s collection routes and progress throughout the week. Crews anticipate that the collection routes will be as follows: There are no expected changes to Monday’s collection route. Tuesday and Wednesday collection routes will be picked up on Tuesday. Thursday and Friday, the collection routes will be picked up on Wednesday.

It is anticipated that heavy volumes of refuse and recyclables will be encountered around the holidays. Residents should set bags out by 7 a.m. on the collection day and keep in mind that the trucks have no set time schedule.

City of Hays customers that may have any questions regarding this notice should contact the Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department at 785-628-7350.