The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks.

In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday, Jan. 1, New Year's Day.

Public Works Director Randy Robertson said at a recent staff work session that there will be no trash or recycle pickup in town on those days.

The holiday trash pickup schedule is as follows for this week and next:

• Monday's household trash route will be collected on Wednesday;

• Tuesday's household trash route will be collected on Thursday;

• Thursday's recycle route will be collected on Friday; and

• Friday's recycle route will be collected on Saturday.

There will be no bulk refuse collection the weeks of Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

The normal weekly refuse collection schedule will resume on the week of Jan. 7.

In addition, Robertson said Christmas tree pickups will be handled like bush trash. Residents should alert public works by phone and place their trees at curbside.

For any questions regarding the schedule change please contact the Department of Public Works at 410-638-4536.