As a convenience to the citizens of Tahlequah, Solid Waste Services has dumpsters that can be rented for your next big clean-up job.
Check out the fee schedule from the department of Solid Waste.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about our Solid Waste services.
Browse the ways our schedule changes in the case of a holiday.
Find rules for the recycle center dealing with acceptable and unacceptable items.
View a map of the trash collection routes, including the service schedule.
Solid Waste City Ordinance
Read the City of Tahlequah's ordinance regarding Solid Waste Department establishment, and collection and disposal of solid waste.
Setting Up Solid Waste Collection
To set up trash collection, call Tahlequah Public Works Authority at 918-456-2564.
Vacant Residence Exemption of Solid Waste Fees and Charges
According to Ordinance 1097 - 2006, upon proper application submitted to the City Clerk using a form authorized by the City, any owner of an unoccupied or vacant residential property that receives Solid Waste services by the City and who is assessed fees and charges at residential rates, shall be entitled to a temporary exemption from the payment of such fees and charges for a period not to exceed three months during any 12-month period that shall start at the first day of the first exemption requested and provided that no exemption shall be allowed for any residence if vacant for less than a 30-day period.