Currently the following member cities (Draper, Midvale, Murray, South Jordan, and West Jordan) have opted to stick with the “BIG 3”.
Paper can still be recycled but collecting it in a single stream / curbside program causes “contamination” and makes it difficult to find viable markets who will take the material.
If you would like to recycle paper, you can drop off the material for free at one of the following locations. Paper Recycling Drop Off Locations in Trans-Jordan Member Cities
For information on why the changes click the following link: Why the Big 3 – Why the Changes
The top contaminants that CANNOT be recycled in your curbside container include:
- Paper and Paperboard
- Plastic Bags
- Needles/Biohazardous Waste
- Wire, hose, cords, rope & chains
- Propane Tanks
- Yard Waste/Wood
- Motor Oil Containers
- Food Waste
- Mercury Containing Objects
Unacceptable items are not limited to what is listed above. Visit www.earth911.com for more information on where to recycle items that do not go in curbside recycling.