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COVID-19 Update

Salt Lake City’s waste & recycling services are continuing uninterrupted at this time. 

The Waste & Recycling office is closed to the public. Please email or call 801-535-6999 for waste questions.

Staff in the Energy & Environment Division are working hybrid schedules. If you have questions about energy, food, climate change, air quality, business engagement, or outreach, please email us at or call 801-535-6470 and leave a message. We will get back to you shortly!

See our COVID-19 Food Resources page.

Highlights & Announcements

SLCgreen Blog

Salt Lake City launches its first-ever Food Equity Microgrant program

Posted on: February 16th, 2023

Salt Lake City has launched a microgrant to increase food equity in the community! The grant application is now live and open to individuals, local businesses, and certain community organizations through March 5, 2023. The initiative is designed to support community-led projects in line with the recommendations coming out of the City’s Resident Food Equity Advisors’ report released […]

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2022 Year in Review

Posted on: February 15th, 2023

It’s hard to believe we’re a month into 2023! But here we are, and we’re excited to share our full 2022 year in review. This past year we set ourselves up to create some exciting programs and opportunities in 2023, all while getting a lot of work done this year. Every January, we release a Year […]

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Salt Lake City BIPOC-owned Westside businesses to receive funding to go solar

Posted on: November 18th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: November 17, 2022 A year-long effort to create solutions for Black-, Indigenous-, and People of Color- (BIPOC) owned businesses on the Westside of Salt Lake City to pursue rooftop solar and battery storage has received a significant boost thanks to a commitment from American Express. American Express recently announced a $5 million global […]

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Inversion season is here! What can we do?

Posted on: November 10th, 2022

November 1 is the official start of inversion season along the Wasatch Front and it certainly feels like  winter is settling in around us! But what exactly is an inversion? This natural phenomenon occurs when a high-pressure system is setting up, trapping cold air on the valley floors with warmer air above it. This warm […]

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About Us

Our Mission:

The Salt Lake City Sustainability Department aims to achieve a Zero Waste SLC while delivering refuse service responsibly and efficiently.

The Department also develops goals and strategies to protect our natural resourcesreduce pollutionslow climate change, and establish a path toward greater resiliency and vitality for all aspects of our community.

Read more about the Sustainability Department’s work and meet our team.

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