City to collect ammunition, computers and tires


Monday, September 22nd 2008, 9:41 am
By: News 9


News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City residents can gather their unused ammunition, computers and tires and head to the State Fairgrounds.

The city will host a special collection for the items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 4 at the fairgrounds.

The collection is open to Oklahoma City residents only.  Recyclers must bring their current Oklahoma City water bill stub to prove residency.

The drop off site will be on the south side of the Fairgrounds, east of the arena.  Enter the Fairgrounds on Gordon Cooper Boulevard, Gate 5 from north May.

Wheels, rims and oversized tires such as equipment or farm implement tires will not be accepted.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, 1621 S Portland Ave., accepts a wide variety of hazardous materials from residents' homes year-round, including computer equipment, gasoline, automotive fluids, batteries, pesticides, weed killers, swimming pool chemicals and paint-related products.

The Facility is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays.  Use of the facility is free for Oklahoma City residents.  Visit www.okc.gov for a complete list of materials the facility accepts.