Monday, May 6, 2013

City of Ada Clean-Up Info 2013

Al’s Disposal will conduct a collection of demolition material at no cost to City of Ada residents.  Bring items to the Compost Site located on West Main Street North between the hours of 2:00-6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, May 15th & 16th, 12:00-6:00 p.m. Friday, May 17th and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18th. Acceptable and Unacceptable items are identified in the table below.  Separate your items into these separate piles when dropping off:

            Pile #1 – Untreated lumber, plaster / sheetrock (small quantities).  No more than 1-2 yards; toilets, sinks, bathtubs, shower stalls, tarpaper and shingles (also no more than 1-2 yards); PVC plastic (small quantities).

            Pile #2 – Small amounts of metal and steel items, lawn chairs, and lawn mowers – push mowers only, small appliances, toasters, electric frying pans, etc., barbecue grills, windows and doors, microwaves.

            Pile #3 – Mattresses, box springs, couches, furniture.

            Pile #4 – Household garbage, paper and cardboard products, old clothes, etc., plastic items, small wood items with no metal parts, wooden windows and doors with no metal parts, (please put in bags, boxes or garbage containers).

A crew from Al’s Disposal will be on – site to help insure proper separation of items.


-Leaves and yard waste                      -Ashes

-Animal and kennel remains               -Tires & batteries

-Used motor oil and filters                  -Liquids

-Paint & caulking tube containers      -Vehicle Parts

-Hazardous & Industrial waste           -Machinery

-Glues, adhesives or sealants                        -Treated lumber

-Steel, fuel oil or petroleum tanks

-Appliances or white goods

-Fluorescent light bulbs, light fixtures with ballasts, televisions or any computer equipment

Any items not listed under acceptable shall be considered unacceptable.

Appliances or “White Goods” Saturday, May 18th Only     

Appliances or white goods can be disposed of by residents free of charge.  Please clean out food or any other items that may be in the appliances prior to pick up.  Acceptable items include refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, hot water heaters, furnaces, microwaves, grills, lawnmowers, dehumidifiers, items with Freon, or any scrap metal, etc.  Free curbside pick-up again this year.  You must sign up at City Hall by the morning of May 17th.  SPECIAL NOTE:  Businesses and contractors may not add appliances to the piles.  Remove all fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts, also any food items from appliances before disposal.  Computer monitors and televisions are not accepted.

If you have any questions call Jason Brower at 218-443-6584 or City Hall at 784-5520 for more information.  Thank you for your cooperation and remember to sign up at City Hall!

Also, a trailer will be at the compost site for appliance drop off on May 15 -18.

Junk Cars and Large Metal

Junk cars will be picked up by Kel’s from Twin Valley or K&K Towing at no cost to residents.  Interested residents need to contact the Ada Police Department at 784-5510, to obtain the require release forms and any further information.  Also, large metal items, wheel rims, and wire can be disposed of by delivering it to the compost site during this week. 

Waste Oil, Oil Filters, Vehicle Batteries

The following local businesses accept waste oil, oil filters and vehicle batteries at no charge to residents:

-          West Central Ag (202 West Main Street)
-          Kelly’s Chrysler (403 West Thorpe Ave)
-          Lee Bros Sales (503 East Main Street)
-          Norman County Implement (Hwy 9 North)


Special arrangements have been made with Wes’s Truck Shop for residents to dispose of their used tires at no cost.  Residents must deliver their used tires to Wes’s Truck Shop facility located at 202 West Main.  Residents must register in the office before they drop off their tires in the established designated area.  Registration is necessary because the City of Ada will be subsidizing the cost of disposing of these used tires and only City of Ada residents will be allowed to take advantage of this arrangement.  Tires can be dropped off Monday through Friday, during the month of May, the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  All types of tires will be accepted provided that the wheel rims have been removed.