Salt Lake City

Sustainability

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Curbside Services

All of Salt Lake City’s Recycling and Waste Services are available for single family, duplex and triplex residential units within Salt Lake City boundaries.

The monthly Recycling and Waste Service fee is based on the size of garbage can, and includes all weekly garbage, recycling and compost can collection, special curbside services and glass drop off sites.

Waste and Recycling Requests (Missed pickup, lost, stolen or broken containers, etc.)

Complete our online form or call (801) 535-6999 to report a missed pickup, a lost, stolen or broken can, and other service requests. You can make a request to downsize your can or sign up for curbside glass service online.

Waste and Recycling Fleet GPS Map

View real-time GPS data on the location of Salt Lake City’s 33 Waste & Recycling fleet vehicles at any given time.

Garbage Fees

All garbage fees include one 90-gallon compost container (brown) and one 90-gallon recycling container (blue). To downsize your garbage can, see instructions below.

  • 90-gallon Garbage: $21.00
  • 60-gallon Garbage: $17.75
  • 40-gallon Garbage: $13.75

 


Garbage Can

Explore what goes into your garbage can.

curbside garbage container

Recycling Can

Explore what goes into your blue recycling can.

curbside recycling container

Compost Can

Explore what goes into your brown compost can.

curbside green waste container

Glass Recycling

Explore voluntary curbside glass collection, find free drop off sites.

curbside glass recycling container


Collection Day Map

collection schedule map

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Additional Services

Waste & Recycling Services

Waste and recycling services are included in your Salt Lake City Public Utilities water bill.  If you have recently moved, you only need to make one call to Public Utilities to activate both your water and sanitation services. If you are missing a curbside garbage, compost, or recycling can, please call us at (801) 535-6999.

Downsize your Garbage Can

To change the size and/or number of garbage bins, or request additional recycling or yard waste bins:

1. Log on to your Salt Lake City water account and request a change electronically, or

2. Complete an online form or download a paper copy (PDF).

You will need your water bill account number and will be required to keep any new bins you request for a minimum of 12 months.

Opting Out of Curbside Compost

You may opt out of having the curbside compost can, but your monthly waste service fee will not change. To opt out, complete this form.

City ordinance 9.08.030 prohibits placement of compostable items in a city-issued garbage can or neighborhood cleanup pile. Any compostable waste you generate will have to be composted on site or delivered to a compost facility.

Opting Out of Curbside Recycling

You may opt out of having the blue curbside recycling bin, but your monthly waste service fee will not change. To opt out of the Curbside Recycling Program, complete this form.

City ordinance 9.08.030 prohibits placement of recyclable items in a city-issued garbage can or neighborhood cleanup pile. Any recyclable waste you generate will have to be delivered to a recycling facility.

Terminating City Waste Services

If your residence will be vacant or you have other means of removing waste, you can apply to terminate city waste services by completing this form.

Temporary Suspension of City Waste Services

If the residence will be vacant due to an extended vacation of the occupant or if the owner is trying to sell the property, you may temporarily suspend city waste services by completing this form.

Can Removal Fees

A fee of $11.00 will be charged for each can we remove from your property, unless you are downsizing from a 90 or 60 gallon garbage bin to a smaller garbage bin.

 

Have more Waste and Recycling questions? Call (801) 535-6999 or email slcwasteandrecycling@slcgov.com