Oklahoma City Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Oklahoma City trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

Oklahoma City is in Oklahoma with Edmond to the north, Dallas to the south, Albuquerque to the west, Tulsa and Broken Arrow to the northeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Oklahoma City Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://www.okc.gov/departments/utilities/trash-recyling-bulk-waste/trash-recycling-pick-up

OKC Trash Pickup Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Christmas Day – Monday, December 26, 2023 (Collection day will be Wednesday, December 28.)
  • New Year’s Day – Monday, January 2, 2023 (Collection day will be Wednesday, January 4)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 16

Collection day will be Wednesday, January 18

-Juneteenth 2023 – Monday, June 19

Collection day will be Wednesday, June 21

Oklahoma City Trash Collection Map

Oklahoma City Trash pickup schedule map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

Bulk waste pickup, also known as “big trash” has its own schedule.

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.okc.gov/departments/utilities/trash-recyling-bulk-waste/bulk-waste-pick-up

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Large and small household appliances, including refrigerators. However, for any appliances containing Freon or other coolants, including refrigerators or air conditioners – customers need to call (405) 297-2833 to make special arrangements prior to your regular bulk pick-up day.
  • Mattresses, furniture and carpets
  • Small trees and landscape waste from DIY projects. Large tree or landscape debris produced by contracted landscapers must be hauled off by the landscaper.
  • Fencing
  • Small waste produced by DIY home repair (no contractor waste)
  • Glass and mirrors (must be wrapped in cardboard and secured)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Acids and caustics*
  • Antifreeze*
  • Automotive repair waste: Includes parts and/or liquid waste from automotive, boat or motorcycle repair, tires and rimes, automobile frames, crankcase, transmissions, wheels and tires, brake fluid, degreasers and lubricants
  • Bagged landscape waste. All bagged leaves or landscape debris must go in your big blue bin. 
  • Batteries of any kind, including automotive batteries*
  • Bricks, concrete, rocks or similar materials from DIY home projects.
  • Contractor waste: Uncontained sheetrock, concrete, gypsum and roofing materials, remodeling and demolition debris, dirt, bricks, rocks or concrete. These should be carried of by your contractor.
  • Explosives
  • Diapers and pet waste
  • Excrement
  • Fertilizer*
  • Fuels of any types, including propane tanks*
  • Landscape waste: includes landscape waste and trees cut by a professional contractor. Special conditions will apply for special pick-ups as the result of severe weather.
  • Nuclear materials
  • Oils, including automotive oil, house repair lubricants and cooking oils*
  • Paints and solvents*
  • Pesticides*
  • Poisons* (Includes pest control, landscape and other poisonous materials)
  • Pool chemicals*
  • Rust remover*
  • Sewage and septic waste

*Items marked with an asterisk will be accepted at the City’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Oklahoma City and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.okc.gov/departments/utilities/recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Oklahoma City?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.okc.gov/departments/utilities/trash-recyling-bulk-waste/bulk-waste-pick-up

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.okc.gov/departments/utilities/trash-recyling-bulk-waste/trash-recycling-pick-up

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Oklahoma City Public Works Department?


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