Norman's spring cleanup begins Saturday

Norman's spring cleanup campaign begins Saturday will continue on Saturdays through May 5.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: April 5, 2012
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The city's spring cleanup campaign begins Saturday.

Sanitation crews will work overtime every Saturday through May 5 to pick up items not allowed on regular collection days.

Residents can place items too large for regular trash service curbside — there's no limit on how much can be set out.

Employees will use the city's manual trucks, so residents should not place items in their trash carts.

Items should not be placed at the curb more than one week before the scheduled collection day.

Rural customers who want to have large trash items picked up should call the sanitation department at 329-1023 to schedule an appointment.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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AT A GLANCE

NORMAN CLEANUP

YES:

Old furniture, mattresses and other castoffs. Refrigerators and air conditioners can be taken as long as the refrigerant has been removed by a certified technician. Only those items with the proper tag identifying that the refrigerant has been removed will be picked up.

NO:

Construction debris, yard waste, brush and limbs, tires and hazardous chemicals. A hazardous waste pickup will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 in the parking lot of Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S Jenkins Ave.

DISPOSAL OPTIONS:

Residents can dispose of items for free at the Norman Transfer Station, 3901 S Chautauqua Ave., 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. any Saturday through May 5. Driver's license or other proof of residency required.

Rural residents can use drop-off sites at the American Legion, north of State Highway 9 on 156th Ave. NE, and Denver Corner, 10808 E Alameda St.

SCHEDULE:

April 7: Customers with Monday trash service.

April 14: Customers with Tuesday trash service.

April 21: Customers with Wednesday trash service.

April 28: Customers with Thursday trash service.

May 5: Customers with Friday trash service.

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