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Salt Lake Valley Landfill
6030 West California Avenue  (1300 South)
Salt Lake City, UT , UT 84104
(385) 468-6370   Email
Hours: Hours: Mon-Sat: 7 am-5 pm

Materials Accepted

The Salt Lake Valley Landfill accepts all municipal solid waste. More information about hard-to-recycle items can be found at the Salt Lake County Recycle website, or view the printer-friendly Recycle Guide

Asbestos

The Salt Lake Valley Landfill accepts friable and non-friable asbestos. Friable asbestos is accepted at the rate of $500/ ton and non-friable asbestos is accepted at $100/ton. Prices will be pro-rated according to the weight of the asbestos- containing material being disposed.

If you have any additional questions regarding asbestos disposal at the landfill, please contact our Environmental Manager, Tom Burrup, via email.

For instructions on how the SLV Landfill will accept the asbestos containing material, please visit the DEQ website.

Asphalt and Concrete

Clean asphalt and concrete are accepted. If there is any rebar or other material, it will be charged the mixed trash rate.

Campers and Boats

Campers and boats are accepted at the mixed trash rate. All fluids and refrigerators must be removed. The DMV requires proof of ownership for any item that requires registration. If you do not have a proof of ownwership, please contact the DMV.

Dirt

Fill dirt is accepted at the soil rate. Some commercial quantities of dirt may be accepted at no charge.  These loads Must be pre-approved by Tom Burrup. For specific standards and all questions regarding dirt disposal, please contact Tom Burrup via email.

 

Electronics

The Health Department's Household Hazardous Waste facility accepts electronics, including CRT TVs, at both the Salt Lake Valley and  Trans-Jordan Landfill locations.

Furniture

Items such as couches, futons, mattresses, dressers, etc. are accepted. Additional fees for mattresses may apply, please check the "Mattresses" tab. 

Please consider donation if your furniture is still in good shape. 

Green Waste (grass clippings, tree trimmings, etc.)

All your tree limbs, grass clippings, and leaves are charged at the green waste rate.

If your green waste is bagged, you will be charged the mixed trash rate.

You may be able to purchase a separate household green-waste curbside bin.  Call to see if your city offers this service. 

Household Hazardous Waste (Chemicals, paint, light bulbs, etc.)

Household Hazardous Waste is anything in and around your home that is poisonous, flammable, corrosive or toxic. It is many of your cleaning supplies, paint,  yard care chemicals, pesticides, fuels, batteries, electronics, used oil and antifreeze.

Salt Lake County Health Department operates a Household Hazardous Waste facility on Salt Lake Valley and Trans-Jordan landfill properties. Please call 385.468.3862 or visit their website for more information. 

Items Containing Freon (Refrigerators, a/c units, etc.)

Freon containing items such as refrigerators, freezers and a/c units are accepted at $12 per unit. The Freon and other refrigerants will be removed for proper disposal according to federal regulations before the items are recycled.

No commercial refrigerators or freezers are accepted. 

Mattresses

Mattresses and box springs are accepted at $15 each piece.  This is in addition to any other applicable garbage fees.

Mobile Homes

Mobile homes are accepted for $200. All fluids and refrigerators must be removed. The DMV requires proof of ownership for any item that requires registration. If you do not have a proof of ownership, please contact the DMV.

Pre-Approved Cover Material

Materials that can be used as daily cover at the landfill, such as shredded tires, auto fluff, etc., are accepted at the rate of $10.00/ton. Must be pre-approved by Tom Burrup.

Recycling

Recycling bins are located outside of the landfill gates and are available to the public at no charge. There are bins for glass, cardboard, paper, plastic/metal cans, and clothing. 

 

Sod

Sod is accepted at the same rate as soil.

Special Waste (Large quantities of food, etc.)

Waste classified as special handling, such as animal carcasses and large quantities of food waste, will be accepted at the rate of $100/ton. Prices will be pro-rated according to the weight of the material being disposed. For all questions regarding special waste or if a certificate of destruction is needed, please contact Tom Burrup. He can be reached via email.

Tires

Tires are accepted for $3.00 each. There is a limit of 4 tires per load. 

For larger quantities of tires, please visit Liberty Tire Recycling.

Transfer Station

The Transfer Station is not open to the general public. Commercial customers must have self dumping vehicles and have an active account.