The City of Sherbrooke is reminding the public of some important information concerning the garbage collections planned for the holidays. Monday pick-ups postponed to Friday: As indicated in the 2017 collection calendar, the pick-ups planned for the two holiday Mondays will be postponed to the following Fridays. Thus, the collections of Monday, December 25 will take place on Friday, December 29, while the collections normally scheduled for Monday, January 1 are postponed to Friday, January 5. 2018 Collection Calendars: The 2018 collection calendars will be mailed next week, but until the new calendars have been distributed by Canada Post, the public can access the 2018 calendars in PDF format at any time by visiting sherbrooke.ca/collectes, or the interactive map. Christmas tree collection: The collection of Christmas trees will begin on Monday, January 8, in all boroughs. To dispose of a tree: ·- Remove all decorations and plastic covers. – If possible, keep fir trees out of the weather before pick-up. ·- Place natural trees on the curb at the edge of the driveway and well clear of snow and ice before 8:00 am on the usual garbage day. Do not put them on the street or on the sidewalks. The City of Sherbrooke thanks the public in advance for its usual collaboration and wishes everyone a happy holiday season.