In 2013, Mayor Ben McAdams challenged Salt Lake County residents to increase their recycling by 20% by September 2015. This means we would need to achieve a 25% recycling rate. We have reached recycled an average of 22% of our trash. We can do more! Pledge to help us reach the national average of 34%!
Take the recycling challenge today
13% Green Waste
14% Food Waste
We collect methane – a greenhouse gas – from the landfill and send it to be used as fuel. The energy generated from this process powers 3,000 homes in Murray City.
The landfill processes 40 thousand tons of green waste into compost each year .
Safe Kids Salt Lake County now has six locations across the county where the public can drop off car seats for recycling.
Use our Recycling Guide for locations