Our Purpose

The Solid Waste Collection Division is responsible for maintenance and operation of a refuse collection system for the City of Lawton. Responsibilities include twice a week residential collection, providing commercial and industrial waste collection daily, and providing twice per calendar year bulk collections at the homeowner's request.

Solid Waste Collection


City of Lawton
2100 SW 6th Street
Lawton, OK73501
United States


Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, Wed. 7:00 am to 3:30 pm


Carts can be out as early as 6 P.M. the day before your collection, and no later than 7 A.M. on your collection day to ensure prompt service.

To schedule one of two free bulk collections call (580) 581-3413 and our office staff will gladly walk you through the process. Residents need to schedule at least 2 weeks in advance due to limited amount we can service daily.

Our operators place the orange tags on carts to notify the resident that they are having an issue servicing your cart. Common problems?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1. Cart overfull, the cart should have all trash inside the cart and lid able to close.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Cart in unsafe place, carts should be placed a minimum of 5 feet away from all objects to include vehicles, mailboxes, fences, trees, and other utilities.        

Additional carts are available for $5 per month per additional cart. Signees are required to keep the additional cart fee for minimum 12 months.

For lost or damaged cart assistance contact our Solid Waste Collection office at (580) 581-3413 or 3428.