Salt Lake City


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Winter Suspension for Brown Cans

Winter Suspension:

Brown curbside yard waste cans will not be collected from January 23 – March 3, 2023

in order to save fuel costs and reduce emissions.

Collection resumes the week of March 6, 2023 – weather permitting.


Winter Suspension for Brown Cans

  • January 16 – 20, 2023, is the last week the brown compost/yard waste can will be collected during the winter. Make sure your holiday tree, leaves, or remaining yard clippings are placed in the bin that week

  • Holiday trees are composted! Please remove all ornaments and lights. No flocked trees are accepted.

  • To fit in the compost truck, please cut up your tree and place in the brown bin. Please do not over-pack the brown bins. ​

  • Compost collection will resume the week of March 6, 2023.

  • Please call our Waste & Recycling Division at 801-535-6999 if you have questions or concerns.

carbon reduction for winter suspension of compost containers