Residents may take their recyclable items to the Citizen’s Collection Center at 5300 N Central.

Monday - Friday
7:00 am - noon and
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
(beginning May 4, 2019)

They accept the following:

  • Aluminium
  • Tin/Steel
  • Beverage/Food Cans
  • Envelopes
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Office Paper
  • Phone Books
  • Milk Bottles
  • Soda Bottles
  • Water Bottles
  • Plastic Bottles with these symbols:
PETE Recycling Symbol
Recycling Symbol

Other Recycling Options:

Warr Acres provides recycling bins for clean sorted aluminum & tin cans, plastics (#1 & #2) and glass.

Weather permitting, the yard at Dorothy Cavener Park at NW 54th & Hammond is open from 8 am – 12 noon on Saturday and from 1 pm – 3 pm on Sunday on the first full weekend of each month.

This service has been staffed by the same core group of volunteers for 10 years. To get up-to-date information on hours, contact or call (405) 720-2949.

Facts About Recycling Shows

Recycling conserves fresh water up to 95% in mining & manufacturing processes for many materials.

5 plastic bottles (PET) recycled provide fiber for 1 square foot of carpet or enough fiber to fill one ski jacket.

Recycling one 3’ high stack of newspaper saves one tree.

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a TV for 3 hours.

Every 3 months Americans throw away enough aluminum to build our nation’s entire commercial air fleet.

Check out this recycling fact sheet from the DEQ.

Websites for children’s activities:

The Greens Activity Guide - PBS Kids
I want to be recycled - Keep America Beautiful
Recycle Roundup - National Geographic Kids