SLCgreen - Recycling & Waste

Salt Lake City believes community waste is not a problem to be disposed of, but a resource to be used and reused. 

Your Curbside Services

Information about your curbside sanitation services in Salt Lake City, including your blue recycling bin, brown compost bin, green garbage bin and grey glass recycling bin.

Special Curbside Services

Information about leaves-only bins, holiday tree collection and the annual Neighborhood Clean Up program.

Drop-off Specialty Items

Information on responsible household hazardous waste, e-waste, pharmaceutical waste and fluorescent/CFL disposal.

Don't Waste It! Reduce & Reuse

More than 1,300 tons of garbage is buried in the Salt Lake Valley Landfill every day. Everyone can reduce waste by incorporating some simple choices to everyday shopping patterns. 

Business & Multi-Family Recycling

Information about business & multi-family recycling in Salt Lake City.

Construction & Demolition Waste

Salt Lake City now requires recycling or reuse of waste generated from construction projects. Learn more about the ordinance and download the required forms. 

Special Events: Waste Management

Information on the Special Events Waste Management Plan, post assessment and best practices.

Sustainable Salt Lake Plan 2015: Recycling & Materials Management (PDF)

Salt Lake City manages its material resources responsibly - reducing and preventing waste, reusing and recycling materials and using products made from recycled content.