Join FOX23 for the Big Spring Clean recycling event

By Paul Ploumis

Tulsa, OK — FOX23 is proud to host the 3rd Annual Big Spring Clean on Saturday, March 5, 2022, in the parking lot at Expo Square.

This FREE one-day recycling event gives Green Country families an opportunity to clean out their houses, offices, and garages, and get rid of certain unwanted items in a sustainable way. Cox Media Group Tulsa is partnering with the Metropolitan Environmental Trust and other local partners to host the city’s largest one-day recycling event.

Details:

DATE: Saturday, March 5, 2022

LOCATION: Expo Center – Gate 3

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Qualified Items:

  • Ammunition – hosted by the Tulsa Police Department
  • Bags – hosted by The M.e.t.
  • Batteries – hosted by The M.e.t.
  • Cardboard – hosted by New Solutions
  • Electronics* – hosted by Natural Evolution
  • NEW: Fire extinguishers – sponsored by ONEOK and hosted by the M.e.t.
  • Pharmaceuticals – hosted by the City of Tulsa Water and Sewer Department
  • NEW: Medical sharps – hosted by SHOTS
  • Paper shredding** – sponsored by American Document Shredding and Disinfecting
  • Tires – hosted by Oklahoma Tire Recyclers

* TVs and CRT computer monitors will require a small fee per item to ensure that they are being processed in the most environmentally-friendly way. The fee for Televisions will be $26 each and CRT computer monitors are $10 each. M.e.t. employees can accept cash or credit card.

** This event will only accept personal documents, and there is a limit of two boxes per car.

No paint or other hazardous materials will be accepted. For information about disposal of household pollutants click here.

Want to help? CLICK HERE to learn about available volunteer shifts.

The 2021 Big Spring Clean diverted more than 126 TONS of recyclable items from the dump.

Email Libby at libby.kaczmarek@cmg.com with additional questions.