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Special collection April 6 for computers, tires, ammunition and medication

Post Date:02/07/2019 10:52 AM

Oklahoma City will host a special collection for unwanted computers, tires, ammunition and prescription drugs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at State Fair Park.

The drop off site will be on the south side of the fairgrounds, east of the arena. Enter the fairgrounds from May Avenue at Gate 5 on Gordon Cooper Boulevard.

The collection is open to Oklahoma City residents only. Recyclers must bring their current City of Oklahoma City water bill stub to prove residency.

Syringes, liquids, inhalers, tire rims, televisions and wheels will not be accepted.

Businesses wanting to recycle hazardous waste should contact the state Department of Environmental Quality at (405) 702-5100.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at 1621 S Portland Ave. accepts a wide variety of hazardous materials from residents’ homes year-round. The type of products accepted at the facility includes gasoline, automotive fluids, batteries, pesticides, weed killers, swimming pool chemicals and paint-related products. The facility is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. 

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility is operated by the Stormwater Quality Division of the Public Works Department. Visit okc.gov for a list of materials the facility accepts. For more information, call (405) 682-7038.

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Raymond Melton
(405) 297-2179
raymond.melton@okc.gov

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