Bulk Waste Program

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The 2020 Spring Bulk Waste Collection begins on March 16th and continues through mid-June. Watch for your card in the mail and please follow the guidelines listed below.

Program Guidelines

  • Place bulk waste curbside no sooner than the Saturday prior to your scheduled collection date (no later than 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled date).
  • Do not put waste on the park strip, against a fence, or on top of a utility box or storm water inlet grate. Put the pile in the street.
  • Place all green waste (shrubs, branches, wood) in one pile. Place all other trash into a separate pile (two feet away).
  • Don't park within 15 feet of either pile to allow the loader to have enough space to work.
  • Loose material (leaves, twigs, pine needles, wood chips, etc.) must be placed inside trash bags or boxes.
  • Lawnmowers and other similar items must have the oil and gasoline removed.
  • 55-gallon containers must be emptied and have either the tops removed or be cut in half.
  • All materials, including tree limbs and stumps, should be cut into 4 foot lengths and be no more than 18" in diameter.
  • If you hire a landscaper or contractor to do work at your home, they are responsible for removing and disposing all debris.
  • Hauling bulk waste to another location is considered illegal dumping. If you see illegal dumping, please get the license plate number and contact the Police Department at 801-799-3000.

Items Sandy City will not pick up

  • Rocks, concrete, gravel, dirt or sod.
  • Construction debris such as sheet rock, tiles, glass, roofing materials or bricks.
  • Vehicle parts, tires or propane tanks.
  • Oil, gas, batteries, paint, flammable, toxic or hazardous chemicals. For disposal of household hazardous waste call Salt Lake County Health Department at (385) 468-3862.
  • Items containing a refrigerant such as Freon (refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners) must have the chemical removed by a professional and a copy of the receipt must be attached to it.

A few final notes

  • Scavenging through piles is discouraged.
  • If you see waste placed curbside sooner than the Saturday before the scheduled collection date, please contact Code Enforcement at 801-568-7254.
  • This service is unavailable to businesses, apartments, condominiums, mobile home parks, or anyone not a resident of Sandy City.

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 801-568-2999.

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