September 10, 2011 will be a day of cleaning in Oklahoma City as residents will have the chance to get rid of their junk and trash on the Free Landfill Day. Officials of the city announced the Free Landfill Day for the people to voluntarily clean up their house and surroundings without the worry of not being able to fit it all in their trashcans.
According to the city’s officials, residents can have a truckload of their trash thrown to participating landfills between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents can drop one load of their garbage using a passenger vehicle or even a truckload up to one ton and one trailer – maximum size of 16 feet long.
During the Free Landfill day, citizens who plan to participate must present an original current water bill or a printout of an electronic bill to prove their residency within the city. No photocopied bills will be accepted. Moreover, there will be no commercial waste haulers allowed in the landfills.
The Free Landfill Day includes bulk waste rules and regulations that residents must follow. This includes no appliances that contain Freon or other refrigerants, household hazardous waste, tires, oils, car batteries, propane tanks, pool chemicals or electronic waste.
The participating landfills are East Oak Landfill at3201 Mosley Rd. (N.E. 36, east of Sooner Road, south side of street), Oklahoma City Landfill d/b/a Southeast Landfill at 7001 S. Bryant, Oklahoma Landfill d/b/a Waste Connections at 7600 SW 15 and Northeast Landfill – 2601 N. The Midwest Boulevard, Spencer will only accept construction and demolition materials.