Yes, if you are currently using an organics pickup service you may continue using that service. Using an organics pickup service can help keep your waste amount low so that you can use the most affordable trash option.
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To incentivize waste reduction, reduce truck traffic in neighborhoods, and increase proper recycling. This will help us protect roads and extend the lifespan of the South Canyon Landfill.
No, the city-wide hauler will be selected through a public bidding process. Share your comments to inform the request for proposals process in the PAYT comment form now through October 2022.
o You may hire another additional hauler for your trash, but you will still be enrolled in and pay for the city-wide program.
Recycling will be included in the service for all applicable residents and will be part of your service bill even if you chose not to use it. One of the core goals of this problem is to encourage materials that can be recycled to be recycled instead of taking up space in the landfill.
The enrollment period for the PAYT trash and recycling program will be in early 2023. Any applicable residences that do not complete enrollment will be automatically enrolled at the middle-size option.
If you currently use the punch pass system at the Recycle Center or bring your bags to the Landfill, the smallest bin option under PAYT will be comparable. The punch pass system will continue for people who live outside city limits and for extra trash or recycling.
You will receive a utility bill from the city, like the other bills you receive for water and electricity. Enrollment and cart selection will occur in early 2023.
If you put trash in your recycling cart you will be charged a contamination fee on your monthly bill. The amount of this fee will be decided by the hauler, and it will occur each time you have contamination.
You may bring your extra trash to the recycle center or the landfill and throw it away for $4 per bag. If you leave it at the curb you will be charged an overflow fee which will be more than $4/bag.