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What is e-waste?

Electronic waste (e-waste) is composed of the electronics individuals throw out each year when they become broken or obsolete.

Electronic wastes include:




Fax Machines


Computer Parts


Cell Phones

Why Recycle?

Electronic products are the fastest growing portion of the solid waste stream in the United States. Electronics are being developed very rapidly and the amount of electronic waste increases each year.

About 2 million tons of electronic waste was discarded in 2005, and between, 80-85% of that ended up in a landfill. Because electronic waste is not easily compactable, it takes up valuable space in the landfills.

When electronic waste comes to the landfill most of the salvageable items are donated to charity, the majority of these items are cell phones. Other devices like computers, monitors, and televisions can also be recycled so the reusable materials can be recovered.

When e-waste is obtained through recycling, environmental disturbance and fuel use decrease.


E-Waste Poster (2.1 MB)
Electronic Waste Flyer (297 KB)
What To Do With Old TV’s Poster (225 KB)

E-Waste Recycling Locations

To dispose of electronic waste in Salt Lake County please go to the following collection sites:

Trans-Jordan Landfill 
10473 South Bacchus Hwy (U-111)

South Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Facility
1400 South 6030 West

Salt Lake County Public Utiltiies

6960 S 604 W

Sandy City Public Works
8775 S 700 W

West Valley Public Works (Monday - Thursday)

2805 S 3600 W 

Collection sites are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Another option is to donate electronic waste to charities that can reuse them.  If you have further questions contact us at (385) 468-3862.