Garbage & Recycling


The Solid Waste Division provides garbage and recycling services for approximately 9,300 homes. They average approximately 1,600 tons of trash dumped each month, and 109 tons of recycling.

Other services include:
  • Providing container deliveries
  • Repairing containers
  • Overseeing dumpster clean-up program for all residents who would like to rent dumpsters

Recycling Information

The residential commingled recycling material that Draper City picks up is hauled to Rocky Mountain Recycling. Please click on the link for a list of what is acceptable to put in your Draper City Recycling container.

Rocky Mountain Recycling

Drop-off Recycling Bins

To better serve the residents of Draper City, there are recycle drop off locations for the following two items:

Glass Recycling

The glass recycling dumpster has been moved to the Draper City Public Works Facility, located at 72 East Sivogah Ct. (14525 South). Please be aware that the gates are only open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. It will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and on all city holidays. The city had to move the recycling dumpster because the property it was on was sold. We appreciate all of you who bring your glass items to recycle. Thank you for being great citizens!

Bulk Cardboard

Public Works yard which is located at 72 E Sivogah Ct (14525 S) Open Monday –Friday 7:30am to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays. Please check in with the office to be directed to the location of the bin that is designated for cardboard drop off (boxes must be broken down so that they are flat).

Unacceptable Items in Recycling Bins

Do not use your recycling container for normal household or yard waste.
  • Carbon paper
  • Carpet and or/carpet pad
  • Diapers
  • Dirt or rocks
  • Dry-wall
  • Food waste
  • Glass
  • Large appliances (dishwashers, water heaters, washing machines, dryers, etc).
  • Light bulbs
  • Metal items such as steel poles, small appliances, large appliances, chain link fence, motors, transmission, bed frames, mob/broom handles etc..  The only items that are recyclable are aluminum cans (cleaned out), tin foil and disposable aluminum pans and plates (cleaned out.) 
  • Motor oil, insecticide, herbicide, or hazardous chemical containers
  • Plastic bags - take the bags back to the grocery stores to recycle.  Do not place plastic bags in your recycle bin.
  • Plastic film (plastic sheets, tarps or wrap)
  • Plastic utensils
  • All plastics not categorized as No. 1-7.
  • Soiled aluminum foil
  • Soiled napkins and paper towels
  • Styrofoam packing peanuts
  • Used bathroom or facial tissue
  • Wax coated paper
  • Wood or lumber
  • Yard debris

More Information

Visit the Rocky Mountain Recycling website.

For information on disposing of hazardous waste visit the  Salt Lake Valley Recycling website or call (801) 974-6902 for information on where to recycle these and other unusual items.