We'll be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, Nov. 26th and Friday, Nov. 27th. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!


Take advantage of our year-end special. Beginning Dec. 1 - Dec. 23.

Holiday Purge Special, 40% OFF!! (minimum 50 boxes)

Call now for details and to get scheduled for pick up, starting Dec. 1. Bin pick up is not included in this offer, only boxes.



  • Statewide Service - Reaching Businesses all Across Oklahoma
  • Secure Process Guarantees Your Data Is Safeguarded from Receipt To Destruction
  • Data Destruction Certificates Issued To All Customers When Your Job Is Complete
  • Eco Friendly Service Is Great For The Environment


Unlike many of our competitors, The Meadows DOES NOT add fuel surcharges to our data destruction fees.



Located in Edmond, Oklahoma, the Meadows Center for Opportunity is a non-profit corporation serving a dual purpose in the community as a Sheltered Workshop providing data destruction and other business services to more than 3,000 organizations and businesses across Oklahoma.

As an Oklahoma Sheltered Workshop, the Meadows provides controlled employment and training services to those with developmental disabilities and permanent brain damage as a result of trauma injuries.  These individuals work in a sheltered environment along with other workers who have similar developmental disabilities.  Our mission is to provide each person the training and opportunity necessary for that person to realize his or her maximum employment productivity.

Our customers in the business, banking, medical, government, and educational fields rely on the Meadows to destroy sensitive and confidential information through data destruction, hard drive shredding, and pill bottle destruction.  We also offer additional business services, such as packaging, shrink wrapping, manual collation, brochure assembly, and more.  Unlike many of our competitors, the Meadows does not add fuel charges to our data destruction fees, and we pride ourselves on a commitment to the environment that includes eco-friendly recycling of shredded documents.



Michael Crawley - Sunday, November 15, 2015

Kindness is one of the most important attributes that humanity possesses. It embodies empathy, concern and most importantly goodness. It is freely given and yet it is invaluable. However, it is something we rarely consider. We each go through our day without recognizing the many opportunities we have to be kind to others. How different our world would be if we would made kindness a priority instead of an afterthought.   
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Traumatic Brain Injury

Michael Crawley - Monday, November 02, 2015

Helen was the mother of two beautiful daughters and grandmother of three. She had just spent a pleasant Saturday morning working in her flowerbeds. Now in her mid-sixties, she and her husband were finalizing plans for their retirement. It was certain to be a topic of discussion over lunch. They would soon be heading out to their favorite Italian restaurant, but first she wanted to take a quick shower. Because she was in a hurry she was not a cautious as usual. As Helen was trying to adjust the sprayer she lost her balance and slipped. As she fell, her head struck the side of the tub with terrific force, fracturing the back of her skull and leaving her unconscious.  
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Together Forever

Michael Crawley - Sunday, October 18, 2015

Lawrence and Julia were married for 62 beautiful years. During their time together they shared both the happiness and heartache of life. They celebrated moments of pure joy and profound sorrow. They created private memories for just the two of them while they publicly displayed their warm affection to the world. And because their relationship was built on trust and respect, their lives were bound together in a far deeper way than is common in today’s society.  
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Michael Crawley - Sunday, October 04, 2015

As human beings we have an overwhelming desire to be accepted. We want others to feel comfortable around us so that we can enjoy inclusion in all the areas of life that we believe are important. We each do our best to fit in and to not stand out in a way that draws negative attention to ourselves. Every one of us has a basic need to be valued and respected for who we are. 
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A Place of Courage

Michael Crawley - Monday, September 07, 2015

Each day as people drive past our parking lot they glance over, see our sign and notice our business. But they really have no way of knowing that something amazing is happening inside our building. Monday through Friday people with intellectual and physical challenges come to work at our facility and transform their lives.  
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The Dignity of Work

Michael Crawley - Sunday, August 23, 2015

The importance of jobs cannot be overstated because they provide the foundation for our nation’s economic stability. The more people that are working, the better off we are as a society. Employment empowers individuals by giving them the means to support themselves and by providing them with the ability to purchase the goods and services they need. That creates more jobs which drives productivity and innovation resulting in a healthy economy.  
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Michael Crawley - Sunday, August 09, 2015

Recently the word “inspiring” has come under attack by those who say that using it to describe a person with a disability is demeaning and objectifies them. Certainly the people who express this point of view mean well, and they are entitled to their opinion, but it is a fact that we witness inspiration at the Meadows on a daily basis, and there is just no other word that accurately describes it. 
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Michael Crawley - Sunday, July 26, 2015

During the last two years there have been over 50 posts on this blog, totaling more than 75,000 words. Almost all of the writing has been about developmental disabilities and intellectual challenges, with a specific focus on the incredible men and women we employ. But now it is time to introduce you to the people in management who deserve a tremendous amount of credit for making the Meadows such a success. 
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The Joys of the Job

Michael Crawley - Sunday, July 05, 2015

Each day at the Meadows we witness courage, commitment and compassion. All of the extraordinary men and women we employ have developmental disabilities, and it is their desire to excel at their jobs, while dealing with serious challenges, that inspires us every day. In previous posts I have written at length about their strengths and abilities, as well as their achievements and accomplishments. I have attempted to emphasize their positive qualities without neglecting to address the issues that they face on a daily basis.   
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A Father's Love

Michael Crawley - Sunday, June 14, 2015

It was sixteen days before Christmas 1963. The nation had buried President Kennedy just two weeks before. As they drove to the grocery store, three year old Richard was standing in the front seat of the car next to his mom. This would be a quick trip. She wanted to get back before her husband Thomas got home from work. Because her son was relentlessly inquisitive, Anita was patiently explaining, yet again, how Santa would soon be coming to their house.  
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The Meadows
Center for Opportunity

1000 South Kelly
Edmond, Oklahoma

phone: 405.348.4470
fax: 405.340.5395