Due to the icy conditions, we are not running routes today, January 22nd. We will ALWAYS prioritize the safety of our people. Please keep your carts curbside and we’ll collect missed areas and missed commercial stops throughout the week. Thank you for your understanding. Please share and spread the word.


The saying “hard work pays off” rings true for Kenneth “Kenny” Burkett, founder and owner of Tulsa, Okla.-based American Waste Control, who has been working in the waste and recycling industry for nearly 50 years. Not only has Burkett grown American Waste Control from one truck and a residential route to a fleet of more than 135 trucks, a recycling and transfer facility and a waste-to-energy (WTE) landfill, but he has found a way to get children interested in recycling, make the Tulsa Christmas Parade a must-attend event and give back to the communities that American Waste Control serves.

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