Ponca City Now - April 5, 2024 6:12 am

What You Need to Know:
Spring Clean-Up will be held April 6 thru April 13 for Ponca City residents. Solid Waste crews will pick up most trash and haul it away, or residents can haul it to the landfill themselves and get rid of it for free.
Crews will pick up any extra items placed in your regular pickup area EXCEPT the following:
• Poisons, acids, and caustics
• Car batteries
• Explosives
• Body wastes
• Large bulky objects such as automobile frames
• Tires
• Items or materials containing Freon, PCB, etc.
• Items that could cause damage to collection equipment or personal injury to collectors
• Dirt, rocks, concrete and other debris resulting from construction or demolition
• Dead animals, animal excreta, etc. that has not been wrapped and tightly sealed in moisture proof wrapping
• Logs greater than 8 inches in diameter and longer than 4 feet or weighing more than 75 pounds
• Brush that is not bundled, longer than 4 feet in length and weighing more than 75 pounds
• Containers larger than 35 gallons
For anyone who has poisons, antifreeze or chemicals for disposal, the best suggestion is to store them (following manufacturer’s directions) until the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 27, 2024.
Citizens MUST show a current PCUA Utility Bill WITH TRASH SERVICE. The address on the PCUA bill and their driver’s license MUST MATCH!
There is a limit of 6 loads per resident.
Loads are defined as: Pickup bed = 1 load
Pickup bed + single axle trailer = 2 loads
Pickup bed + double axle trailer = 3 loads
In an effort to discourage unauthorized commercial dumping, vehicles larger than a pickup or trailer will be charged standard landfill fees.
During the Annual Spring Clean-Up, the Landfill will accept tires that are 24 inches or smaller. Tires on rims, tractor tires and heavy equipment tires will not be accepted! Those residents wanting to dispose of tires must take the tires to the designated area for tires at the Landfill. City crews will NOT pick up tires.
The Recycling Center is located at 1001 W. Prospect and it is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Recycling Center will accept the following items: car batteries, latex paint, clean glass, clean tin cans, newspapers, magazines, cardboard, aluminum cans, books and mixed metals. For more information, call 580-485-8884.
For those wishing to dispose of motor oil, the following merchants will accept it within the limits specified:
• Auto Zone, 2104 N. 14th – Motor oil only. Up to 5 gallons per person, per day.
• O’Reilly Auto Parts, 3019 N. 14th & 104 W. Grand – Motor oil, transmission fluid and differential grease only. Up to 5 gallons per person, per day.
Trees, brush, construction debris, etc. may be disposed of by calling 580-767-0411 for a special pickup. Special pickups carry a minimum charge of $42.69 and could be more depending on quantity and items for disposal.

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