The City of Owasso Refuse Division is set to begin its annual yardwaste collection program on April 9, 2012. Once again, the yardwaste collection season will be extended through November 9, 2012. The extension provides residents an additional four (4) weeks of yardwaste collection service.
During this period, all yardwaste is required to be separated from other residential refuse and must be placed in the city-supplied clear compost bags or specifically requested City of Owasso issued red polycarts if curbside pickup is desired. Brush shall be tied in bundles not to exceed four feet in length and two feet in diameter. These bundles shall be placed in the red polycart, or a city-supplied clear compost bag must be attached to each bundle.
The cost for the red polycart will be $11.70 per month. The approved compost bags will be $8.00 for a roll of ten (10), and shall be offered for sale at City Hall, the Owasso Recycle Center, and the Owasso Quick Trip stores.
For more information, contact the City of Owasso Public Works Department at 918-272-4959.
FREE LANDFILL DAY
The City of Owasso will be presenting the 2012 Free Landfill Day on Saturday, April 14, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Waste Management – Quarry Landfill. The landfill is located at 13740 East 46th Street North. Items NOT accepted include tires, hazardous materials, liquids or appliances containing Freon refrigerants (air conditioners and refrigerators).
A coupon is required to participate in this free event. Coupons are now available at the Utility Billing window, Recycle Center and Public Works. City staff will be assisting at the landfill on the day of the event and will have additional coupons on hand for residents who have a government issued I.D. with an Owasso address and/or a utility bill or other document available to confirm residency within the Owasso City Limits. For additional information please contact the Public Works Department at 918-272-4959.
FAIRGROUND POLLUTANT COLLECTION
The Metropolitan Environmental Trust will be conducting a Household Pollutant Collection April 14-15, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Tulsa State Fairgrounds, Gate 7 (15th & Sandusky) for residents of Bixby, Broken Arrow, Claremore, Collinsville, Coweta, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs, City of Tulsa, and Tulsa County.
Acceptable items are household cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, cooking oil, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, ammunition under .50 caliber, smoke alarms, aerosol paint, hobby paint, stains, pool chemicals, items containing mercury, and unused or out-of-date medications. Unacceptable items are commercial waste, latex paint, tires, computers, radioactive materials, dioxins, pressurized gas cylinders, explosives, and water-reactive chemicals. For more information on hazardous waste disposal, visit www.MetRecycle.com or call The Met at 918-584-0584. Also, you may contact the Public Works Department at 918-272-4959 or visit the City of Owasso website at www.cityofowasso.com.
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