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Dumpster Program

The City of Tulsa's Neighborhood Dumpster Program is a service available to registered neighborhood associations to perform neighborhood clean-up activities. Participating groups can make use of 30-yard containers to dispose of eligible household items twice a year. Please note: During inclement weather, employees assigned to the Neighborhood Dumpster Program will be reassigned to work the weather event. In this case, your drop-off/pick-up dates may be adjusted.


Dumpsters are for use at residential sites and CANNOT be used for commercial purposes (for example, to clean out rental properties),

Certain items that CANNOT be placed in the dumpsters (such as limbs and other tree debris, grass clippings, Freon bearing appliances, car parts or tires, air conditioners, roofing materials, and whole buildings, sheds or garages). For further disposal options see information below.

DO NOT OVERFILL DUMPSTER! Dumpsters should be no more than three-fourth (3/4) full, so that they are easily transported to the landfill. Items CANNOT be placed on the ground around the dumpster.

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Other Services Available:

Bulky Waste Pickup: Residential refuse customers may arrange for special curbside pick up of large/bulky items which are not collected with regular service.  This is a special service for the occasional disposal of incidental household and related items such as furniture or appliances. Call (918) 596-9777 to schedule a pick up. There is a $10 collection fee, per eight cubic yards.

Household Pollutant Collection: The City of Tulsa has a new Household Pollutant Collection Factility, which is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. By appointment only. Learn more...

Green Waste Drop-Off: The City of Tulsa offers free yard waste drop-off to the citizens of Tulsa. Residents who wish to dispose of grass, leaves, brush and tree limbs must present a current drivers license with a Tulsa address or City of Tulsa utility bill. Commercial customers and residential customers living outside the Tulsa city limits will be billed for this service. The Green Waste site is located at 2100 N. 145th E. Ave. and is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, except City holidays. Wood chips are available to the public during the hours of operation.

Dead Animal Removal: Dead animal collection from the street or curb can be arranged by calling (918) 596-9777.

Recycling: The City of Tulsa offers curbside recycling for many items on regular trash days. If you don’t have curbside recycling, there are other options available through the M.e.t. Learn more...