Recycling

Waste Connections of Oklahoma City is proud to offer both garbage and recycling removal services to our residential and commercial customers.

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RecycleBank is a premier rewards and loyalty program that motivates our residential customers to recycle and engage in environmentally virtuous activities. Recycle Bank is not currently offered to our commercial garbage and recycling clients.


Waste Connections of Oklahoma Recycle Guidelines

Waste Connections of Oklahoma Recycle Guidelines are very specific in this area of Oklahoma. Please read below for specifics on how best to manage your garbage and recycling needs.

OCC Recycling Guidelines

We currently only offer OCC (Old Corrugated Container) recycling for our commercial FEL (Front End Load Container) customers Monday through Friday. We do currently offer OCC and metal recycling for our Roll Off garbage and recycling customers.

Metal Recycling Guidelines

Currently, only Roll Off or open top container customers can take advantage or our metal recycling program. Both scrap ferrous and non-ferrous metals are accepted.

What To Recycle

Accepted Items:

Glass
  • Glass bottles & jars (clear, green, amber, brown, and blue)(please rinse)
Plastic
  • Plastic containers (#1 - #7 on bottom)
  • Milk jugs
  • Butter/margarine containers
  • Pop/water bottles
  • Detergent bottles
  • Screw-on caps are allowed
Metals
  • Steel cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Pie pans (2” or larger)
  • Metal jar lids
  • Steel bottle caps
  • Metal food cans and beverage containers
  • Empty aerosol cans
Paper
  • Office paper (staples okay)
  • Computer paper
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers (glossy inserts okay)
  • Phone books
  • Catalogs
  • Light-colored paper
  • Corrugated cardboard (max. 12” x 24” per piece)
  • Cereal/soda boxes
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Milk cartons
  • Juice cartons
  • Paper bags
  • Greeting cards
  • Blueprints
  • Dry cleaning bags

Prohibited Items:

Glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Plates
  • Vases
  • Drinking glasses
  • Window glass
  • Mirror glass
Plastic
  • 6 pack holders
Metals
  • Scrap metal
  • Foil paper
  • Needles or syringes
Paper
  • Paper ream wrappers
  • Microwave trays
  • Shredded paper
  • Hard-cover books
  • Frozen food containers
  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Waxed paper or waxed cardboard
  • Stickers or sheets of address labels
  • Styrofoam
  • Diapers
  • Photographs
Miscellaneous Items
  • Any municipal solid waste
  • Any hazardous items
  • Yard waste