Frequently Asked Questions

Additional polycarts are available. They are $12.55 more per month. Call the Public Works office at 436-8100 to request more trash service.
The City of Ada has an ordinance that prohibits burning inside the city limits; however, by special permit, you can apply for a burn permit to burn small amounts of natural materials such as brush and leaves. You must contact the fire chief for application, the site will be inspected prior to permitting, and you must check with your neighbors prior. Safety and Health will always take precedence.
No. Limbs and junk piles (up to 4 cubic yards) are collected by quadrant once per month at no additional charge automatically (Click here for the quadrant map). If you are not sure which quadrant you are in, check the grapple collection schedule map. Piles need to be out on the Monday of your scheduled week. To schedule the grapple truck outside your quadrantŁ call the Public Works office at 436-8100. There is a minimum $15 charge for this service. Residents with piles, not scheduled for collection, and that are set out for collection outside the quadrant time period, are subject to a substantial fine.
Charges are calculated based on total weight. If you live inside Ada city limits, the charge is $30 per ton with a $7.50 minimum charge. If you live outside the Ada city limits, the charge is $45 per ton with a $7.50 minimum charge.
The landfill is open from 9 to 5 Monday through Saturday.
Aluminum, paper, cardboard, tin and plastic #1 and #2. No glass or ceramic.
Recycling is collected on the same days as garbage.
Electronic waste (or e-waste) is accepted at the recycling center at 326 East 12th Street. This includes: computers, monitors, TVs, telephones, microwaves, rechargeable batteries, etc.