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Barring any unforeseen developments, Wasatch will continue to operate its waste to energy facility in Layton, Utah until Friday, May 19, 2017.

Alternate Incinerator Locations

  • City of Spokane Waste to Energy – Spokane WA
  • Commerce Refuse to Energy – Commerce CA
  • Covanta Long Beach – Long Beach CA
  • Covanta Stanislaus – Crows Landing CA
  • Covanta Marion – Brooks OR
  • Covanta Tulsa – Tulsa OK

All facilities listed above are either operated by or in partnership with Covanta for the disposal of special handling waste. Please contact Joe Hrapachak for information and pricing:
Joe Hrapchak
Senior Director, Strategic Development
(717) 871-9869
Jhrapchak@covanta.com

Link to Waste to Energy Facilities in the United States

Wasatch Letter to Special Waste Customers
A letter notifying special waste customers of the incinerator closure is linked above.

Hazardous Waste Disposal-Business

Veolia ES Technical Solutions
709 North Taylor Way Suite 1
North Salt Lake, Utah 84054
(801) 232-0976
http://veoliaes-ts.com/hazardous-industrial-waste-services

Stericycle Environmental Solutions
2525 South 1100 West
Woods Cross, Utah 84084
(801) 294-9882 or (801) 294-9880
www.stericycle.com

Safety-Kleen
1066 South Pioneer Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
(801) 975-0742
http://www.safety-kleen.com/services/Pages/default.aspx

Clean Harbors Grassy Mountain-landfill
Clean Harbors Aragonite-incinerator
2150 North 470 East
Tooele, Utah 84074
(435) 843-4846
http://www.cleanharbors.com

Asbestos Disposal

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s website includes information on asbestos disposal in the state.  Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District is able to accept non-friable asbestos only, at the landfill (it cannot be incinerated).  For friable asbestos disposal, contact the DEQ; link here.

Bio-hazardous Waste

Wasatch Integrated is not permitted to accept infectious waste.  Visit the Stericycle website for infectious waste disposal information; link here.

Electronic Waste

Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District cannot accept electronic waste from businesses (the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, located at the landfill, will accept household quantities of electronic waste).  Metech is a reputable electronic recycler in the Salt Lake area. Visit their website for disposal of business related electronic waste; link here.

Construction and Demolition Debris

Moulding and Sons Construction and Demolition Landfill accepts construction and demolition debris. Check out their website for pricing, hours, and location.
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Mattress Recycling

Spring Back Utah Mattress Recycling is a social enterprise committed to diverting mattresses and box springs from landfills.  Components are 90-95% recycled.  The company hires individuals facing challenges in employment; a business model that focuses on giving people a second chance.  Find out how to recycle your mattress and box springs on their website.

Used Oil

For a list of used oil drop off locations, please visit the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, Used Oil Section, Locations are listed by county.
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Educational

Where Does Our Garbage Go?
An informative video on YouTube explaining what Wasatch Integrated does with your garbage. Your kids will love it (and you probably will too).

Energy Recovery Council

EPA-Teachers
EPA-Learn About Waste
Composting for Kids
A Kid’s Guide to Solar Power in the Home
2015 Waste Composition Study (What’s In Your Garbage?)

Recycling

Electronic Waste (E-Waste)-State of Utah*
Fluorescent Bulbs
Fluorescent Bulb Recycling-Information
Used Oil

Informational or General Interest

Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
Utah Department of Environmental Quality
Solid Waste Association of North America
Solid Waste Association of North America-Utah Beehive Chapter
Effective Waste Management
Kyoto Study
Waste To Energy: A Review of the Status and Benefits in the USA
Climate Change and Renewable Energy
Recycling and Waste to Energy: Are they Compatible
EPA’s Energy Recovery Inventory
Green Investing:  World Economic Forum