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The 2013 drop off schedule is here!

Sugar House Park - Mt Olympus Pavilion (7:00 am - 10:00 am) on June 6, July 3, August 1

Material accepted includes all household hazardous waste, paint, ELECTRONICS, fluorescent bulbs, oil, etc.)  For more information click here.




What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Antifreeze, batteries, fluorescent light tubes, fuels, gasoline, oil, paint, pesticides, transmission fluid, yard care chemicals, and other chemicals.

**Please also view the recycling guide for businesses and residents on the events menu for additional information about household hazardous waste.**

2012 Collection Dates

June 7th, July 5th, and August 2nd in Sugar House Park.

Permanent drop off locations

Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs contain mercury and should be considered as hazardous waste.  Residents may drop off long and short fluorescent bulbs at the following locations:

  • Salt Lake County North Building
    2001 South State Street (Info Desk)
    (801) 468-2911
  • City and County Building
    451 South State Street (Main Floor Info Desk)
  • **Sprague Library
    2131 S 1100 E
    (801) 584-8640

**Sprague Library only accepts compact fluorescent bulbs


Household hazardous waste from Salt Lake County homes only may be dropped off for free at:

Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Facility
6030 West California Avenue (1400 South)
Monday - Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Trans-Jordan Landfill Facility
10873 S. 7200 W Hwy U-111, South Jordan
Monday - Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

(Antifreeze, Batteries, Oil and Paint ONLY)
4646 South 500 West
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Small business hazardous waste
Small business hazardous waste (hazardous waste from small business generators) can be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility for a fee.  For price quotes and appointments on small business hazardous waste, call 801-541-4078.

Where can I get more information?

Visit and/or contact Dorothy Adams, 801-313-6745 of the Salt Lake Valley Health Department.  For more hazardous waste information call 801-313-6697.

Electronic waste

The Salt Lake Valley Health Department offers E-waste recycling year-round and free of charge at two county collection facilities: 

6030 California Avenue
10873 South 7200 West
Monday-Friday  8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

For more information on recycling, visit

Metech Recycling, a responsible electronic recycling service will process all collected materials. Businesses can call Metech at (801) 386-2533 to recycle commercial electronics.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 06:49