Greater Tulsa area residents get help from cities with tree debris removal after last week's storms

As residents continue cleaning what last week's storms, Tulsa area cities are helping with the process.

In Jenks (jenks.com) residents can either take advantage of a daily curbside collection or drop their tree debris through Aug. 4 at Park West on Koa Street, near Main Street in between Elwood and Elm. The city's curbside pickup will available for residents through Aug. 2.

"I think it's great that we are able to do this," said Jenks resident Bill Risenhover. "It saves a lot of time and effort. And everybody seems pushed for time, but the fact that we can come here and do it the right way is great."

Bixby  (http://bit.ly/13quOsQ) will be opening a disposal site from Aug. 6 to Aug. 30. It will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Only timber debris will be accepted. Traffic must circulate counterclockwise inside the compound and residents must provide recent water bills to access the site.

Broken Arrow (http://bit.ly/12YIVpy) will have a debris pickup through Aug. 18. Residents no longer need request the service. City crews will go through all subdivision and neighborhoods to pick up tree debris. Limbs should be no longer than eight feet.

Aug. 19, crews will do a final pass through for debris. After that date, residents must schedule a pick up, and will be charged a fee for the service.

Sapulpa is offering a curbside collection for residents by request. City crews will pick limbs no longer than four feet in length. Call 918-248-5928 to set up a limb pickup.

Sand Springs (http://bit.ly/13hQN90) residents can dispose of their tree debris Aug. 3 at the city's Street Division facility, located at 8620 W. 21st St. Aug. 3 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents can also bundle tree limbs for disposal with their regular trash collection. Bundles, however, are not to exceed four feet in length, 35 pounds in weight and four inches in diameter. The city requires that all bundles be tied and placed next to the resident's polykart for regular collection.

Owasso (cityofowasso.com) will assist resident with the cleanup process through Aug. 2 by request. Contact the Public Works Department at 918-272-4959 for a curbside pickup. Limbs must be left at the curb in piece eight feet or less. Residents can also drop tree debris off at the Recycling Center, 499 S. Main St.

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