City of Ozawkie

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Garbage and Recycling

SM Ball collects curbside trash once a week, generally on Mondays, however some holidays change the normal scheduled pickup. to schedule trash service, please contact our City Clerk’s office by phone at 785.876.2550 or by email.

S.M. Ball Waste Disposal Holiday Schedule

  • Memorial Weekend:  All routes will be picked up one day late
  • July 4th: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs routes will be picked up on schedule; Fri routes will be picked up one day late
  • Labor Day:  All routes will be picked up one day late
  • Thanksgiving:  Mon, Tues, Wed routes will be picked up on schedule.  All other routes will be picked up one day late.
  • Christmas:  Mon/Tues/Wed routes will be on schedule; All other routes will be picked up one day late
  • New Year’s Day 2015:  Mon/Tues/Wed routes will be on schedule; All other routes will be picked up one day late.

TRASH CONTAINERS:

It was voted and passed at the March 2014 City Council meeting to obtain city-wide trash tubs. This will cost each household an extra $1.00 per month.

All trash is required to be placed in suitable trash bags and we ask that they be contained within a container with a secure lid to prevent animals from being able to disturb until it is collected by the trash service. The following trash containers are available to rent:

Residential Containers: The cost is $3.00 per month for a 95 gallon cart. S.M. Ball bills separately for the containers, on a semi-annual basis. If you are interested, please call Shawn Ball at 785.393.1051.

Construction Box: S.M. Ball offers 15, 20, 30 & 40 yard roll-offs. For more information, Call Shawn Ball at 785.393.1051.

MATERIALS ELEGIBLE FOR COLLECTION:

* Residential Garbage
* Glass Bottles
* Household Trash
* Newspaper
* Metal Cans – No Paint

OTHER ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Only one large item per household per wee can be collected.

* Stoves
* Mattresses
* Junk Cars
* Paint (Dry only)

MATERIALS UNACCEPTABLE FOR COLLECTION:

* Yard Waste
* Concrete Rubble
* Refuse from Remodeling
* Rocks
* Large Limbs, Bushes or Trees
* Motors
* Car Batteries
* Antifreeze
* Paint in Liquid Form
* Refrigerators with Freon
* Air Conditioners with Freon
* Hazardous Waste

BATTERIES, PAINT AND HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS

Jefferson County HHW
15049 94th St
Oskaloosa KS 66066
PH: 785.633.3802
email: mrichards@jfcountyks.com

HAZARDOUS WASTE:

Read how to properly dispose of hazardous waste: http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/hhw.htm

To dispose of hazardous waste products (insecticides, pesticides, paint, motor oil, etc.), the County Shop in Oskaloosa may be contacted at 785.863.2581

CITY BURN PILE:

Located behind the old city maintenance building on the west side of Kiowa Drive. You may burn leaves, tree limbs and brush ONLY. NO TRASH or other items are to be burned in the burn pile. This service is available as a courtesy to our adult residents only (no children allowed near the burn site). Please use caution when adding items to the burn pile (embers may look cool, but can be extremely hot) and be respectful not to add unacceptable items.

 RECYCLING:

Please contact SM Ball directly for recycling containers and service at 785-393-1051.

 As always, we encourage our residents to recycle. The following information is added to aid in your recycling efforts.

APPLIANCES

Wyatt’s Appliance REcycling, Inc.
16629 126th Street
Winchester KS 66097
PH: 913.774.2021

AUTOMOBILES:

Please consider donating your old vehicles to charity. There are many organizations (below are just a few) who will pick up your old vehicle for their cause, which could give you valuable tax benefits. For more information:

 See: IRS – A Donor’s Guide to Vehicle Donations

Cars for Breast Cancer
Habitat for Humanity
Kars 4 Kids
YWCA Topeka

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