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:
Senior Director, Strategic Development
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
1066 South Pioneer Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
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.
Wasatch Integrated is not permitted to accept infectious waste. Visit the Stericycle website for infectious waste disposal information; link here.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
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