Broken Arrow council apporves pilot program for curbside recycling

Posted at 7:42 PM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-06 00:02:01-05

Broken Arrow homeowners learned Tuesday night at its municipal authority meeting 1,000 homes will get a chance to participate in the first curbside recycling program in the city.

The all members of the Broken Arrow Municipal Authority voted in favor of launching a pilot program.

Right now, the only options to recycle are a trip to the M.E.T. or contracting with a private company.



Both programs would provide a plastic cart for homeowners to put their recyclables in.
1,000 homes could get in on the programs.
City spokeswoman Krista Flasch said the recycling committee has gone all over looking at the possible solutions for homeowners.
"They’ve really studied this from A to Z on what it takes to collect refuse in Broken Arrow and what it would take to bring recycling, curbside recycling to our community,” said Krista Flasch, City of Broken Arrow."
City officials said the program would cost the city around $300,000 and the first rollout wouldn't be until next Fall.

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