Hard To Recycle Materials
Find out where to take items that can’t be recycled in your curbside bin.
*Used bicycles and their parts can be taken to.
Fluorescent and CFL light bulbs
The following drop-off locations are available thanks to the Salt Lake County Health Department. These locations accept fluorescent light bulbs of all shapes and types.
(Library locations only accept bulbs that are 4 feet or shorter.)
Salt Lake County Government Center
South Building Atrium
Salt Lake City and County Building
Second Floor Information Desk
Salt Lake County Libraries
Salt Lake County recycles glass through our local glass recycler, Momentum Recycling:
Murray Public Works
Sandy Public Works (Closed until further notice)
Plastic bags can be recycled at most local grocery stores. Check with your a manager or employee at your local grocery to see if they're accepting grocery bags for recycling.
Plastic Film (Other)
Many grocery stores accept more than just plastic grocery bags for recycling. Check with your local store to confirm which types of plastic film they are accepting!
Some other commonly accepted types of plastic film may include bubble wrap, clean sandwich/Ziplock baggies, bread bags, produce bags, newspaper bags, and more.
*Most stores will not accept cereal bags, cracker bags, and food wrappers.
*Western Metals Recycling
Old clothing should be donated to your local thrift store for second-hand use.
*Look for your nearest Goodwill, Deseret Industries, Savers, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Salvation Army or independent thrift store!