Garbage

The city contracts with ACE Disposal to provide garbage and recycling services.

Containers are collected on all holidays except: 

  • Independence Day 
  • Christmas Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day 
  • New Year’s Day 

Should a holiday fall on a scheduled collection day, all collections will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week, to include a Saturday collection. The normal collection will resume the following week. 

If you would like to replace, repair, or add an additional garbage can, please complete this form.

For collection issues contact: 

The West Jordan Public Works Department 
801-569-5700 
publicworks@westjordan.utah.gov 

For services offered at the landfill contact:

Trans-Jordan Landfill 
10473 Bacchus Hwy 
South Jordan, UT 84009 
801-569-8994 
www.transjordan.org 

Recycling

ACE Disposal provides weekly curbside recycling service for city residents. Place recyclables in the blue recycling can and place it curbside on your collection day. The recycling market continues to change.

Need to replace, repair, or add an additional recycling can? Fill out this form.

Acceptable items:

  • Paper (not contaminated by liquid) 
  • Brochures/Magazines 
  • Mixed Office Paper 
  • Telephone Books 
  • Catalogs 
  • Newspaper 
  • Cardboard (not contaminated by liquid) 
  • Shipping boxes 
  • Cereal and food boxes 
  • Gift, shoe, and tissue boxes 
  • Plastics 
  • Juice & sports drinks 
  • Laundry Jugs 
  • Milk & soda pop jugs 
  • Water jugs and bottles 
  • Metals 
  • Aluminum cans 
  • Steel cans 
  • Tin cans 
  • Clean aluminum foil 
West Jordan Recycling Survey Results
Recycling Flier: Be Bright, Recycle Right!

Green Waste

The city’s green waste program runs the FIRST full week in April through the LAST full week in November.

Request an additional green waste can by completing this form.

Green waste containers are collected once a week on a seasonal basis on your normal collection day. Please only place loose yard clippings in the container.  

  • Do not bag any items 
  • Do not put dirt, sod, cardboard, garbage, debris, concrete, rocks, or plastic bags in the container. 
  • Do not overload – the lid of the container must close completely. 
green waste collection guidelines

City E-Waste & Shredding Events

Every year, the city holds four FREE E-waste and shredding events. In 2021, the remaining dates are: 

  • November 6, 2021 10am – 12pm
  • February 5, 2022 10am – 12pm
  • May 7, 2022 10am – 12pm
  • August 6, 2022 10am – 12pm
  • November 5, 2022 10am – 12 pm

Residents can bring up to two ‘Bankers Boxes’ of paper for shredding and residential electronic waste. Documents will be shredded on site in the parking lot of West Jordan City Hall. (8000 S Redwood Rd) 

Items need to be drop-off ready. Paper needs to be loose, remove large binder clips, rubber bands, and binders. Bring proof of resident or city employment to participate. (driver’s license, utility bill, or city ID badge) 

Some acceptable items include: 

  • Cell phones 
  • Computers and keyboards 
  • Hard drives (these can be shredded if they have been removed from the computer) 
  • Stereos 
  • Fax machines 
  • iPods 
  • MP3 players 
  • DVD payers 
  • Laptops 

Televisions, CRT monitors, cracked LCDs, batteries, lightbulbs, and printers are not accepted. Contact The Transjordan or Salt Lake Valley Landfill for information on disposing of these items. 801-569-8994. 

Neighborhood Clean Up

The City of West Jordan offers three free dumpster drop-off programs throughout the year. Green waste and general waste dumpsters will be available in the Public Works Maintenance yard (7960 South 4000 West) between 7 AM and 3 PM.

  • October 9, 2021 7am – 3pm, Public Works
  • March 12, 2022 7am – 3pm, Public Works
  • June 11, 2022 7am – 3pm, Public Works
  • October 8, 2022 7am – 3pm, Public Works

Staff will be onsite to assist with traffic direction and dumping instructions. Participants must bring proof of residency or city employment. (driver’s license, utility bill, or city ID badge)

Most non-hazardous waste, June, or debris is permitted. Acceptable items include: 

  • Building materials 
  • Household items 
  • Limited appliances (Freon must be removed prior to disposal) 
  • Furniture 
  • Yard waste (tree limbs, shrubbery, grass clippings) 

Here’s a helpful guide with more information on what you can and can’t bring! 

West Jordan Public Works department