Recycle Center

Use of the recycle center is free and individuals using the recycle center do not have to stop at the scale office.


From I-70, take exit 111 for South Canyon, travel 1.3 miles south on County Road 134 until you reach the Landfill on the right. The recycle drop off location is located after the scale office on the left after entering the landfill.

  • The recycle center is closed on Mondays but commingle (plastic #1-7, aluminum, tin), glass, and clothing, can be dropped off at the scale office from 8am-4pm on Mondays.
  • Please do not leave recyclables at the front gate when South Canyon Landfill is closed.
  • There is an recycling attendant on site to answer any questions you might have about recycling.

​Waste & Recycle Combination Program

Individuals may drop off 30 gallon bags of household trash for $4 each (maximum up to 6 bags) when also dropping off recyclables.

Individuals who wish to participate in this program must stop at the scale office first to declare their total number of 30 gallon bags of household trash, pay the appropriate fee to the scale office attendant, then take their receipt to the recycle center and present it to the attendant for drop off of trash and recyclables.

This program is available during normal recycle center hours of operation.

  1. Cardboard boxes
  3. GLASS
  4. Phone books/compostables
  5. Magazines, Newspaper & Office paper

Items Accepted:

  • Brown paper bags
  • Corrugated boxes broken down flat

Items Prohibited: 

  • Plastic bags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Boxes that are not broken down

Household Batteries

We accept residential batteries at the Recycle Center at no cost. Please note that vehicle batteries are not accepted.

Plastic Bags

We do not accept plastic bags at this facility. Thank you for not leaving them in any of our seven containers or on the recycling grounds. Please reuse or dispose of them properly. City Market and Wal-Mart have bag drop-offs.

Toxic and Hazardous Waste

No toxic or hazardous wastes accepted. Used motor oil can be taken to any local lube shop or to Checker Auto Parts during regular business hours.

Electronic Waste

We accept electronics, i.e., TV's, stereos, speakers, computer printers, and copy machines for a fee as established by the recycling agency. We accept light fixtures, i.e., incandescent bulbs, fluorescent, sodium, metal halide, for a fee. For more information regarding the recycling of electronic waste please contact the South Canyon Landfill at 970-945-5375.