How do I take care of Big Blue?
Rinse it off once in a while and clean the inside to reduce odors.
Should I bag trash for Big Blue?
Yes. Bagging trash and garbage prevents litter, reduces odor and keeps the carts clean. Collection crews do not pick up blow-away trash.
Can I take Big Blue with me if I move?
Big Blue must stay behind. Each cart has a serial number and is assigned to the house address.
Will computer equipment be collected?
No. computers cannot be set out on weekly collection or bulk waste days. You can take computer equipment to any recycling center listed at Beyond the Bin or in the Yellow Pages.
What if my weekly or bulk waste is missed?
Call (405) 297-2833 no later than two days after your weekly collection day and no later than three days after bulk waste day.
Can the contractor remodeling my house use Big Blue?
No. Big Blue and your solid waste services are for residential use only.
How much waste does Big Blue hold?
96 gallons of residential waste -- about the same amount as four metal or plastic garbage cans.
How big of a trash bag can I use?
High-strength 30-gallon bags or less and fill them to less than 75 pounds each.
What if my Big Blue gets damaged?
If carts are worn out, damaged or stolen, the City will repair or replace them. Just call (405) 297-2833 to request a repair or replacement.
Who are “urban service area” customers?
Urban customers are residents generally between NW 192nd Street and SW 179th Street and between County Line Road and Bryant Avenue. Call (405) 297-2833 to confirm your location.
How many Big Blues can I have?
You may have up to four Big Blues. An additional monthly fee will be charged to your utility bill for the third and fourth cart.
Will bagged yard waste or garbage be picked up?
Only in the urban service area -- after two carts are filled. If one cart isn’t big enough, order another. No extra charge for the second.
Can I use my own trash can?
No. Only Big Blues. The automated collection trucks can’t pick up other containers.