With springtime just around the corner, the City of Midwest City would like to remind residents of the numerous services available to them for property clean-up and maintenance through its Go Clean Go Green campaign.
According to City Manager Guy Henson, these services are made available to residents for aiding in the clean-up and disposal of their private property. “Through these services, we are striving to provide easy and effective ways to assist residents with proper disposal of property,” Henson said.
Services available include:
Special Bulk Trash Pick-up: Residents may request the sanitation department send trucks to their homes to pick-up items that won’t fit or are not allowed in either the recycling or sanitation carts, such as yard waste and household items.
Examples of items accepted through this service include, but are not limited to: furniture, brush, household items, etc.
Items not accepted through this service include:
Fee: $55 per ½ hourMinimum fee: $55Brush requirements: no longer than 8’ or 20” in diameterPick-up days: Tuesday – FridayReservations: please call 739.1063 by 5:00 p.m. on Monday to arrange pick-up details
For complete details regarding this service, please go to: https://midwestcityok.org/267/Bulk-Trash-Pick-up
Compost Facility: Accepts yard waste material at no charge, such as:
Grass clippingsLeavesGreen wasteBrushWoody material
Location:7420 N.E. 36th STHours: Open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. No appointment necessary for drop-off. Closed on holidays.
Proof of residency: All residents dropping off material at the compost facility must bring their most recent Midwest City utility bill and current driver’s license as proof of residency.
Purchasing compost: The compost facility sells very high quality, co-mingled bio-solids and yard waste to the public. This product is an excellent soil amendment, with high nitrogen content. It will not burn plants and is a great dressing for yards.
Cost: $20 per cubic yard, which includes free loading at the facilityDelivery cost: $100 within 25 square mile radiusThe compost is available during the following hours:Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Please call before coming to facility: 405.739.1056 or 405.427.6411
For complete details regarding these services, please go to: https://midwestcityok.org/742/Composting-Facility
Transfer Station (dump): Garbage and refuse produced by a resident's household will be accepted at the transfer station including lumber and wood items no more than four (4) feet in length and six (6) inches in diameter.
The station is open on Saturday’s only from 8 a.m. to 3:00. Bins for metals disposal are available upon request. Attendant will check you in upon arrival and direct you to the disposal area. Prior to using the Transfer Station, please refer to rules and regulations. (Station is sometimes closed for holidays)
Items that are not accepted include: shingles, (both wooden and composite), hazardous wastes, pesticides, herbicides, tires, dirt, rock, concrete or brick, appliances with compressors, batteries, paint, solvents, motor oil and such other items as the utilities superintendent shall deem detrimental to the transfer station.
Residents are required to present their current Midwest City utility bill and driver's license showing proof of residence in the city.
The Transfer Station is located at the end of Jim White Drive, south of the MWC Service Center, 8730 South East 15th Street.
For complete information and regulations regarding the Transfer Station (dump), please go to: https://midwestcityok.org/275/Transfer-Station-Dump
Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste: Many consumer products contain chemicals that if improperly used, stored, or disposed of, may be hazardous to human health or the environment. Chemicals in these products become hazardous waste when they are no longer wanted or needed as household products and are not disposed of properly. Some examples of household hazardous waste include home and garden products, such as cans of paint, pesticides, solvents, cleaners and automotive products.
The City offers free disposal of these types of products to its residents. City personnel will unload the products for you.
Residents must bring a valid driver’s license and current municipal utility bill to take advantage of this service.
The drop-off location is: 8726 S.E. 15th ST. Please call 739.1049 to make an appointment to drop-off these products.
For more information regarding Household Hazardous Waste, please go to: https://midwestcityok.org/245/Household-Hazardous-Waste
If you have any questions regarding these services, please contact the Public Works Department at 739.1063.