DeKalb County’s Sanitation Division will deploy new automated side loader collection trucks next month. Theautomated side loaders will increase efficiency, reduce costs, officials said. CONTRIBUTED
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DeKalb County: How will MLK holiday impact trash pick-up?

DeKalb County will tweak its sanitation schedule in observance of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. 

There will be no service on Monday, Jan. 20. All garbage, recycling and yard trimming collections for the week will be pushed back one day. 

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Customers normally served on Mondays will be served on Tuesday; Tuesday customers on Wednesday; and so on. 

The DeKalb sanitation division’s administration office, North Transfer Station and Seminole Road landfill will also be closed Monday. 

For more information, call 404-294-2900, visit or follow on Twitter at @DKalbSanitation

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