Where to Recycle

Information: Where to Recycle

Aluminum cans (only):
Habitat for Humanity
580-775-0719
Containers, liners & pick-up service is free
of charge for organizations.

Appliances:
SORD
31 Sord Dr.
$10 per appliance w/Freon
580-226-1276

Ardmore Beautification Council
580-223-2285 (to schedule pickup)
Window A/C, Washers, Dryers, Stoves,
Refrigerators, Bicycles (No Freon
removal required

Batteries - Auto & Household:
Battery Warehouse
Button's Auto Electric
Lowe's
(ck phone book address & #s)

Campbell Product Labels:
Will Rogers School
11 Monroe NW
Ardmore, OK 73401
580-223-2482

Cell Phones:
Cell Phones for Life, Inc.
24 N Washington
Ardmore, OK 73401
Contact: Kathy Hyden
580-226-5652
1-800-585-5503

Clothing (Ardmore Locations):
Blankets, towels, & socks
Ardmore Animal Care
321 Carol Brown Blvd.
Ardmore, OK 73401
580-223-7070

Broadway House (Men's clothing)
221 2nd NW
Contact: Wadonna Wells
580-226-3252

Enon Baptist Association
5 Monroe NE
580-223-5519

First United Methodist Church
Clothes Closet
119 E Street NW (Mon 1-3, Wed 9-11)
580-223-5390

Maxwell Ave Church of Christ
421 Maxwell Ave
580-223-9636

Salvation Army Thrift Store
1211 N. Washington
580-223-6279

St Mary's Thrift Shop
311 Washington
580-223-8033

Sunshine Industries, Inc.
500 Park Street
580-226-1444

Computers & Computer Parts:
United Electronic Recycling
580-366-2225 jhayes@uerteam.com
They will take anything that plugs in

Staples
1203 N. Commerce
Ardmore, OK 73401
580-223-0630

Eye Glasses (in Ardmore):
AAA Oklahoma Travel of Ardmore
Ardmore Lions Club Member
BancFirst
First National Bank


Hazardous Wastes:
Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality
1-800-522-0206

Holiday Cards Reuse:
St Jude's Ranch Card Recycling
100 St Jude Street
PO Box 60100
Boulder City, NV 89006
Ink Cartridges:
Ardmore Beautification Council
333 W. Main, Suite #230
580-223-2230

Staples
1203 N Commerce
Ardmore, OK 73401
580-223-0630

Iron & Metal:
Old appliances (Freon removed), old cars, copper & brass fixtures, aluminum cans
OK Iron & Metal
700 P Street NE
Ardmore, OK
580-223-2283

Magazines, Books, Puzzles:
Contact hospitals, nursing homes & schools
Communities In Schools 580-223-8762

Paper Products:
Newspaper
Shredded Paper (no staples)
Ardmore Animal Care
321 Carol Brown Blvd
Ardmore, OK 73401
580-223-7070

Pesticides:
For Disposal Information contact -
City of Ardmore Water Pollution Control Dept.
3600 Sutton Road
580-220-2831

Plastic Bags:
Loaves & Fishes
D & Stanley (garage)
4-5 p.m. M-F
Contact: Howard Guyer
580-223-2846

Wal-Mart
1715 N Commerce
Ardmore OK 73401
580-226-1257

Pop Tabs - Ronald McDonald House:
Carter County 4-H
107 1st Ave SW
Ardmore, OK 73401
Contact: Gerri Ballard
580-223-6570

Postage Stamps:
Reuse:
Chief, Recreational Services
VA Medical Center
1021 Board Rock Blvd
Richmond, VA 23249
or any member of DAR

Recycling Drop-off Centers:
Plastic Bags, plastic bottles, newspapers, aluminum, Christmas trees (NO household trash or garbage)
City of Ardmore - Operation Pride
317 Carol Brown Blvd
Contact: Joe Fine
580-226-8855

Michelin/MTC Credit Union
2001 12th Ave. NW
Cardboard, paper, plastic

Tires:

Local Tire Dealers accepting scrap tires
$1 per car tire; $3.50 for semi-truck

SORD 580-226-1276
$1per tire under 17"
$5 for tires over 17"

Ardmore Beautification Council
580-223-2230 for Earth Expo date in April
(No Charge collection of tires at event. No tractor, farm equipment, commercial, or tires with rims)

Wine/Liquor Bottles:
Main St. Wine Depot - 580-223-4441

Additional Information:

To find out where to properly dispose of items such as Cathode-ray tube (CRT) TVs and other items visit Earth 911Type in your zip code for a list of drop-off recycling centers.

Oklahoma Recycling Association



    It takes forever for glass to decompose;

    50 years for a foam plastic cup;
    1,000,000 years for plastic jugs;

    More than 500 years for disposable diapers;

    200 - 400 years for aluminum cans;

    100 years for tin cans;

    50 years for leather shoes;

    10-15 years for wood;

    1-5  years for wool socks;

    5 months for cotton rags;

    1 month for paper bags;

    3-4 weeks for a banana peel.
     
    Information on how long trash lasts is from New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Clean Ocean Action, & Oklahoma DEQ publications.