(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / Nov. 21, 2019) – During the holiday season, Stillwater residents go through packaging and wrapping paper more than any other time of year. Proper recycling is encouraged and appreciated from all our waste management customers.
Here is a list of recyclables accepted in your single-stream recycle cart:
Cardboard boxes (flattened)
Rigid plastics labeled No. 1, 2 and 5 only
Metal cans and containers (including empty Christmas tins that contained popcorn, cookies or candy)
Place the following items in your trash cart:
Gift bags made of foil, shiny, glitter or plastic materials
Wrapping paper (all types)
Plastics No. 3, 4, 6 and 7
Ribbons and bows
Bubble wrap, plastic film or plastic packaging material
Bulbs and ornaments
Textiles (tree skirts, stockings or clothing)
Ceramics (ornaments, plates, bowls or cups)
Electronics (anything with a cord, uses batteries or winds up)
Artificial Christmas trees
For live Christmas tree removal, customers can drop of their tree at the Convenience Collection Center (bring a recent city utility bill) or leave it curbside as yard waste, which is collected weekly on your pickup day except for the first one of the month. Trees left curbside must be cut and bundled, with limbs no longer than four feet long, less than 18 inches across and less than 35 pounds.
Residential waste management customers receive trash, single-stream and glass recycling collection on city-observed holidays, but not yard waste collection. Commercial routes run as usual on city-observed holidays.
Find more information on recycling at http://stillwater.org/page/home/government/departments-divisions/utility-and-billing-services/trash-recycling-services/residential-customers/recycling-instructions.
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