Glass Bottle & Jar FAQ’s

What type of paper can I recycle?

Bottles and Jars coming from kitchen food pantries or the refrigerator. Bottles and jars that contained a carbonated or non-carbonated beverage, cooking oils or sauces are acceptable. NO ceramic cups, mugs, drinking glasses, light bulbs, picture glass or mirror glass

Do I leave caps, corks, and lids on glass bottles & jars?

No – please remove and discard caps & corks in the trash. Place lids in your recycle container. Loose caps will not be recycled due to their size and end up as waste when passing through automated processing equipment

What color glass can I recycle?

We accept Clear, Brown, Green and Blue bottles and jars

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How Do I Know What To Recycle And What's Waste?

Service FAQs

Your recycling container is picked up on the same day you set your waste container out.

Your recycling container has a yellow lid. On the lid is a label that shows what recyclables are acceptable and what not to place in your recycle container

To get a second cart please contact us at (918) 582-1147

Other Recycling FAQ’s

No – Styrofoam is not acceptable. 

No – Plastic bags or film plastics such as bread bags or dry cleaner bags are not acceptable in the recycle container. Please return plastic bags to retailer or grocer. Go to PlasticFilmRecycling.org to find a drop off location near you

No – All electronic waste (if it has a cord, runs on batteries or winds up) is not acceptable in your recycle container. You can recycle your electronics at the following locations:

  1. Natural Evolution – (918) 836-2995 / www.NaturalEvolution.com 
  2. the M.e.t. – (918) 584-0584 / www.MetRecycle.com  (call to find out which recycling depots accept electronic waste)

No – Due to the design and purpose of a furnace filter, it is not recyclable

Several items in the bathroom can be placed in your recycle container

  1. Shampoo and conditioner containers
  2. Toothpaste box
  3. Toilet tissue roll
  4. Air freshener or hair product aerosol cans
  5. Mouthwash container
  6. Empty medication containers

It would take approximately three minutes for your recyclables to be separated by our automated equipment. Recyclables are processed at rates between 36,000 to 40,000 thousand pounds per hour. For this reason, it is important that only acceptable recyclables listed on the lid of your recycle container or refrigerator magnet are placed in the recycle container