In Salt Lake County, we use a process called “single-stream” recycling, where residents can put all their approved recyclables into one bin. These materials are collected and taken to a materials recovery facility (MRF) where they are sorted, baled, and sold to manufacturers, who turn them into new products.
Items NOT accepted in curbside recycling
Plastic Film/Food Wrappers
Hose, Wire, Cords or Rope
Yard or Food Waste
Clothing or Shoes
Do NOT enclose recyclables in plastic bags or kitchen bin liners (i.e. do not “bag your recyclables.”) This will prevent your items from being recycled.