The city of Atlanta will not collect household trash on Monday, Dec. 25.

All trash collections this week will shift to the next day, with Monday pickups moved to Tuesday, Tuesday pickups moved to Wednesday, and so on. The schedule change affects collection of household garbage, recycling and yard trimmings.

For more information, call 311 or see

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.