Hazardous Waste Disposal 

For information on the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events, visit the Salt Lake County Health Department website or contact them at (385) 468-3862.

Residential waste only; business waste is NOT accepted.

Potential Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous waste may be hiding in your home. You don’t have to look far to find products that quickly become household hazardous waste. Common potential hazardous waste include:

  • Poisons
  • Corrosives
  • Toxins
  • Flammables
    • Leftover or unused fuels
    • Paints
    • Pesticides
    • Fertilizers
    • Car batteries
    • Antifreeze
    • Motor oil
    • Spot removers
    • Cleaning Chemicals
    • Electronics
    • Fluorescent Bulbs
    • Fuels
    • Propane
    • Automotive
Such chemicals can cause house fires and accidental poisonings. If these chemicals are stored or disposed of improperly, they may seep into our environment and poison our land, air and water.  Note that explosives, radioactive materials and tires are NOT accepted.

Disposal of Hazardous Waste

Animal Carcasses

It is illegal to dispose of any animal carcass in the curbside garbage container. The Trans-Jordan Landfill will not accept any animal carcass. Please contact our Animal Control Department at (801) 576-1805 and they will assist you in disposing of your animal.