Recycle Center

Recyclable goods can be dropped-off for free at the South Canyon Landfill. The landfill's recycling center can be reached by traveling 2.6 miles westward on I-70, getting off at Exit 111 via South Canyon. Once off the exit, travel 1.3 miles south on County Road 134 until you reach the Landfill. The recycle drop-off location is marked with a sign on the left.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 4pm

The South Canyon Landfill & Recycle Center are closed on the following holidays:
        New Year's Day
        Memorial Day
        July 4th
        Labor Day

Commingle (plastic #1-7, aluminum, tin), glass, and clothing, can be dropped off at the scale office from 8am - 4pm on Mondays.

Recycle Containers

Recycling containers are conveniently located on the property with ramps for easy access. If you have large or heavy containers, please use the large parking area next to the site. 

There is an attendant on site to answer any questions you might have about recycling, in the small office area located in the far building.
Please do not leave recyclables at the front gate when South Canyon Landfill is closed.

Residential Recycling Guidelines

Please be aware that our acceptance guidelines are subject to change depending on what the end markets are accepting.

  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

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.