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Q:How does the automated polycart system work?
Polycarts are for residential use. If a resident moves they must leave their polycart or they will be charged for it.
There is no charge for the first polycart. If you need a second polycart, the charge will be $4 a month. The charge will be placed on your water bill. Contact Customer Service to order extra polycarts at 405 878-1560.

If you are physically unable to handle the polycart and need help, please contact Central Disposal at 405 275-5854. They will ask you to submit a Doctor's note stating that you are physically unable to take the polycart to the curb, and they will pick it up house-side.

On collection day, the polycart should be placed in the proper location in front of your house by 7am. Place the polycart with the handle away from the curb. You may remove your polycart after the garbage has been collected by 5pm.

Do not put your polycart next to a mailbox or within 12 feet of a parked car. Remember, the idea is that an automated arm will grab the polycart and empty it. No one wants it grabbing something else.

Do not put your polycart in the alley or back of your house. Alleyway's are too narrow and dangerous for the automated trucks.

For any questions please call Central Disposal at 405 275-5854.
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Q:I have just setup service what day will my new polycart be delivered?
Your polycart should be delivered to you by the end of the day you started your water/trash service. If you do not receive your polycart that day, please call Central Disposal at 275-5854.
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Q:I need to order an extra polycart, who do I call? What day will I get it?
If you need an extra polycart, please call customer service at 878-1560. They will contact Central Disposal to have them deliver you an extra polycart. Extra polycarts are delivered on Wednesdays. If you do not receive your extra polycart on the Wednesday following the day you setup your order with Customer Service, please call Central Disposal at 275-5854.
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Q:I received house side service due to a disability, will Central Disposal provide as well?
“Handicap stickers will be placed on eligible carts on your first day of service starting July 1st, 2010. Central Disposal has a list of current residents that use the house side service. If a customer is new to the area or otherwise needs house side service, he or she will need a doctor’s note detailing the need. Please contact Central Disposal at (405) 275-5854 for any questions.
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Q:What day will my yard waste be picked up?
Yard waste will be picked up on the same schedule as bulk waste.
The schedule, by day and area, is as follows:
Monday — South of Independence and west of Union;
Tuesday — South of Independence and east of Union;
Wednesday — Shawnee Lake area;
Thursday — North of Independence and east of Union; and
Friday — North of Independence and west of Union.
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Q:What is the schedule for curbside bulk waste pick-up?
Bulk waste will be collected the first full calendar week of the month. Yard waste will be picked up on the same schedule.
The schedule, by day and area, is as follows:
Monday — South of Independence and west of Union;
Tuesday — South of Independence and east of Union;
Wednesday — Shawnee Lake area;
Thursday — North of Independence and east of Union; and
Friday — North of Independence and west of Union.

For any questions please call Central Disposal at (405) 275-5854.
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Q:What should I do if my navy blue Central Disposal polycart hasn’t been delivered?
Contact Central Disposal at (405) 275-5854 and they will deliver one out to you. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be their missed polycart days.
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Q:When is my Polycart picked up each week?
Automated polycart pickup is based on the service area for your address. You can access Google Maps or Google Earth links to see how the areas are laid out. Please see below for a map of the service area.
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Q:Who do I call if I have a trash complaint?
The City of Shawnee contracts with Central Disposal for all residential solid waste collection. Please contact them directly at 405-275-5854 with questions related to service. For sanitation billing issues or to order trash service/polycarts please contact utility billing at 405-878-1560. For unresolved issues please contact Greg Price at 405-878-1662.
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Q:Who do I contact if I have a question or complaint about my trash service?
The City of Shawnee has a contract with Central Disposal, for any question or complaints please call them at (405)275-5854. To order an extra polycart, please contact our customer service department at (405)878-1560.
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Q:Who provides the sanitation or trash pickup for Shawnee?
As of July 1, 2010 Central Disposal has the contract for sanitaiton services with the City of Shawnee. You can contact Central Disposal at (405)275-5854.
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Winter weather will be here before we know it and it presents many safety challenges. Although staying indoors as much as possible can help reduce the risk of falls on the ice or traffic crashes, you may also face potential indoor hazards.

Being prepared and following safety precautions can help you stay safe and warm through the winter season. These simple, low-cost steps that individuals and families can take to be ready include setting aside emergency supplies, making a family emergency plan and staying informed about local conditions.

Additional winter safety tips include:

- Keep space heaters at least three feet from other objects and never leave space heaters unattended.
- Test all smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to make certain they are working properly.
- During a power outage, use flashlights as lighting sources.
- Avoid exertion as cold weather puts extra strain on your heart. Remember to stay hydrated as well.
- Make sure your home address is visible and take a few minutes to clear snow away from fire hydrants.
- When utilizing alternate heating sources, such as your fireplace, woodstove or space heater, take the necessary safety precautions.
- Keep a fire extinguisher handy; ensuring everyone knows how to use it properly.
- Use portable generators cautiously. Make sure they are operated only out-of-doors in a well ventilated area. Refuel a generator only after it has cooled. Do not connect your generator to your home’s electrical system except through an approved transfer switch installed in compliance with the local electrical code.

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Curbside Recycling has arrived!

The City of Shawnee is proud to announce that curbside recycling is here. More information can be found on our Curbside Recycling page here: http://www.shawneeok.org/PublicWorks/Sanitation/curbside.asp
 

RECYCLE CENTER

CENTRAL DISPOSAL WILL STILL ACCEPT CARDBOARD & GLASS ONLY

BETWEEN 8-5, MON-FRI

AT THE TRANSFER STATION LOCATED AT 700 E. 45TH ST. SHAWNEE

 

   



POLYCART SERVICE

(Once A Week)

• All garbage must be placed inside polycart.

• Place cart no more than two feet from the curb, street, or alley.

• Place cart out for service no later than 7:30 a.m.

• Leave at least 3 to 4 feet clearance on all sides.

• Please keep cart away from mailboxes, parked cars, and trees.

• Do not use cart for removal of construction or demolition debris. Household garbage only.

If you need more than the one polycart or a 65 gallon polycart provided by Central Disposal you can contact the Office at 275-0900. Additional polycarts will incur an additional monthly charge.

  

 

 

Curbside Bulk Waste schedule for February 2015:

IF YOUR TRASH PICK UP DAY IS ON:

YOUR BULK WASTE PICK UP DAY WILL BE:

Monday

Monday, February 2nd

Tuesday

Tuesday, February 3rd

Wednesday

Wednesday, February 4th

Thursday

Thursday, February 5th

Friday

Friday, February 6th

 

CURBSIDE BULKY WASTE SERVICE:
Once A Month
- (The first full calendar week of the month on your regular trash day (see schedule above) 
 
•  Stoves, refrigerators, water tanks, washing machines, furniture and other waste materials with weights or volumes greater than those allowed for polycarts.

• Bulky waste items which typically contain refrigerants such as Freon will not be accepted unless the person disposing of such items provides Central Disposal with an acceptable written certification that the Freon has been removed.

• Construction debris, dead animals, hazardous material or stable matter will not be accepted.


YARDWASTE SERVICE:
Once A Week - (On your normal pickup day)

• Tree limbs need to be no more than 3 feet in length and no more than 2 inches in diameter and bundled with twine or string.

• Yardwaste should be placed no more than 7 feet from the curbside.

• Yardwaste should be placed at curb for pick up no later than 7:30 a.m.

• Yardwaste is not to be placed in the polycart.

  

 

 
 

The City of Shawnee now offers curbside recycling. When you take your polycart out to the curb, put your recyclable items all together in the blue 18-gallon bin and place it beside your polycart. The recyclable items will be picked up on your normal trash day. Central Disposal employees will sort the items at the curb. "You Toss It, We Sort It" is our motto please join us, "Recycling Works Shawnee!"
We accept the following items:
  • Paper-All types and sizes of books, magazines and papers are accepted.
  • Plastic-Please Rinse All Containers. #1 & #2 are only types of plastic that will be accepted.
  • Aluminum & Metals - Please Rinse All Containers. Empty cans only. Metal pots, pans, tins & utensils will be accepted.
  • Unacceptable Items can be found on our Curbside Recycling Page.

    Go to our Curbside Recycling Page to learn more about recycling in the City of Shawnee.

  

Shawnee residents can safely dispose of paint, pesticides, motor oil and other household products that can harm the environment. For a fee, residents can dispose of their household hazardous waste at the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Center at 1621 S Portland in Oklahoma City. Click here for more information.

Hours of Operation:
Tue-Fri: 9:30am-6pm | Sat: 8:30am-11:30pm
Phone: 405-682-7038

TRANSFER STATION:
700 E. 45th Street


• 1 free dump with your current water bill

• Level pickup bed

• Over a level pickup bed is $10/vertical foot

• No hazardous material, concrete, bricks, liquids, or tires

• All loads subject to inspection

$35/ton + $1.50 DEQ Fee ($25 minimum)

Brush/Tree/Green Waste is $30 minimum

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thur: 8am-5pm | Fri-Sat: 8am-12pm
Phone: 405-275-5854


 

Shawnee residents who pay a City of Shawnee Garbage bill have access to the Center Point landfill located near Prague. Shawnee residents who pay a City of Shawnee Garbage bill may dispose of 3 cubic yards (1 level pickup bed) per month at no charge. Bring your residential Water bill and matching ID.

  Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Phone: 405-567-3806

 

Questions? Call Central Disposal at 275-5854, 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday.