We saw on the City of Lake Charles facebook page that garbage collection will not be affected by Christmas. Could this be right? Will garbage really be collected on Christmas and New Year's day?

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Here is the posting from the city's facebook page ..

There will be no changes in the garbage and trash collection schedules for the weeks of the 2013 Christmas Holiday and 2014 New Year's Holiday. Garbage and Trash will be picked up on the regular scheduled days.

All recycling stations, including the Team Green recycling truck, the Nelson Ball Field location, and the Wood Waste Facility (Incinerator) will be closed on the Christmas Holiday, Wednesday, December 25, 2013 and New Year's Holiday, Wednesday, January 1, 2014 and will resume regular recycling schedules on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and Thursday, January 2, 2014.

All other services of the Department of Public Works and other City departments will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 and Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in observance of these Holidays but will resume regular working hours on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and Thursday, January 2, 2014.