Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District

Davis Energy Recovery Facility

The energy recovery facility generates renewable energy through the incineration of solid waste. The waste burns at a temperature high enough to convert water into steam, which is used by Hill Air Force Base to heat base facilities, in addition to other uses. Electricity is also generated from the steam; enough to power site operations with a portion sold to PacifiCorp. Pictures

Davis Landfill

Solid waste that cannot be incinerated, due to incinerator capacity or size, is landfilled using the best available environmental protection practices. Landfill gas, generated during the decomposition of organic materials in the landfill, is collected and shipped to Hill Air Force Base where the gas is converted to electricity. Pictures

The Green Waste Recycling Facility

The Green Waste Recycling Facility upcycles yard waste into compost and wood chips, creating a saleable product while saving valuable landfill space. Three sizes of ground wood chips are available at $10 per scoop. Compost is available for $25 per scoop. A scoop is equivalent to approximately 1 ½ yards. Bring your truck or trailer to the landfill and we’ll load it. Download information in a printable version of the Green Waste Recycling Facility’s brochure. Pictures

Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Wasatch Integrated’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at the landfill. The household hazardous waste facility accepts, E-WASTE, paint, varnish, pesticides, lawn care products, aerosols, paint thinner, antifreeze, motor oil, diesel, gasoline, cleaning items, automotive products, rechargeable and lead acid batteries, etc. in household quantities. Click on the e-waste link above for important e-waste disposal information. There is no charge for drop off of household hazardous waste. The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at the landfill and open during landfill operating hours, Monday through Saturday. For additional information call (801) 614-5600. Download information in a printable version of the Household Hazardous Waste Facility’s brochure. Pictures

Recycling Drop-Off Center

The Recycling Drop-Off Center is open for business at the Davis Landfill. The facility accepts mixed paper, newspaper, numbers 1 and 2 plastic, number 2 colored plastic, aluminum, steel food cans, cardboard, and glass. Download our User’s Guide for specifics.  Pre-sort or come prepared to sort your recyclables to help keep this facility free of charge. The new facilities incorporate two solar panels and a windmill. The solar panels produce approximately 7,363 kilowatt hours of energy every year and the windmill produces approximately 4440 kilowatt hours of energy each year (with a wind speed average of 12 mph). The facility is heated using methane collected from the landfill. The facility is open during landfill hours. Pictures

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