Trash Routes, Trash Days, & Recycling Schedule
To find out what day your trash is collected and to see your recycling schedule do the following:
- Click here or go to: http://maps.orem.org/WhereILive
- Click the Zoom to Address button, type in your address, and click OK.
- In the Map Layers window, click the check box next to "Trash and Recycling". You will see a color and a label on the map that indicate
the pickup day of the week.
- To see what weeks your recycling gets picked up, click the check box next to "Recycling Week". Your property is either colored yellow or green. These colors correspond to the colors on the calendar.
2013 Recycling Schedule
2013 Pickup Schedule
Delayed Garbage Pickup Days
Below is a list of holidays when trash and recycling is picked up the following day, even if the following day is a Saturday.
- New Years Day- January 1
- Memorial Day- May 30
- Independence Day- July 4
- Labor Day- September 5
- Thanksgiving Day- November 28
- Christmas Day- December 25
Green Waste Service
The City offers curbside green waste collection beginning March 1 through November 30 each year. The cost is $5.50/month during the nine months it is collected. Pickup is weekly on the same day as the regular garbage collection day.
If you have questions, or want to sign up, call us at (801) 229-7275. To have a can repaired or replaced, call (801) 852-0060
If you are not participating in the curbside program or if you have more green waste than your can will hold, you may take it to the North Pointe Transfer Station at 2000 West 200 South Lindon (far west end of Orem's 2000 North).
The City of Orem will provide residents with a regular landfill pass for regular garbage loads in the spring and fall. This pass will be included in your utility bill. This is a pass for a single load, no exceptions will be made.
You can reach the North Pointe Transfer Station at (801) 225-8170.
IMPORTANCE OF RECYCLING
The first thing they teach students in an Economics class is that resources are scarce. Recycling is an excellent way to conserve and re-use those scarce resources. Recycling is important to the environment and saves the City money in landfill fees. It conserves natural resources and preserves a legacy of resources for future generations. In many areas, recycling is mandatory; Orem City has chosen to keep it voluntary. However, as Mayor Washburn has challenged, "we need to lead out in Orem, set the precedent, and make recycling and conserving resources a part of life." Orem City has an automated recycling program that residents can participate in.
PARTICIPATION IS SIMPLE
"We need to lead out in Orem, set the precedent, and make recycling and conserving resources a part of life."
– Mayor Washburn
Orem residents pay a small fee of $3.50/month for curbside recycling service. The recycling bin looks like the regular trash bin, except that it is blue. Participation is extremely simple; residents can put all their recyclables (all paper products, plastics and all metals-tin, aluminum etc.) inside the bin without separating them and wheel the bin out to the curb every other week. A schedule of pick up days will be delivered with the bin. To set up service, call our Utility Billing department at (801) 229-7275.
If a resident is now using 2 trash bins, they are paying $10.50/month for the first trash bin and $9.50/month for the second bin. A recycling bin costs only $3.50/month. Those who use a recyling bin often find the recycling bin is full while their trash bin is only half full. You can save $6.00/month while, the City will benefit from reduced landfill costs. The automated curbside recycling program is an every-other-week service. Waste Management will provide participants with a calendar highlighting their service days.
Residents can sign-up for recycling and/or green waste service by calling Orem City Utility Billing at (801) 229-7275.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
56 N. State Street, Room 114
Orem, Utah 84057
Recycling in Orem
RECYCLING IN OREM
Most auto parts stores will accept old batteries at no charge.
Oil & Anti-freeze
The City of Orem, as well as most auto parts stores, will take your old motor oil and antifreeze. The key is to keep the various fluids separate. The City's collection site is at our Public Works facility at 1450 W 550 N. Hours: M - F, 8am - 4pm. For more info, call (801) 229-7500.
It's always a good idea to purchase only the quantity that you need and then to use it up. For more information on disposal or recycling, try www.earth911.org
Subscribe to the curbside program for $5.50/month or residents of Orem can take green waste directly to the North Pointe Transfer Station at 2000 West 200 South Lindon (far west end of Orem's 2000 North). Show proof that you live in Orem and there will be no charge for dropping off your green waste.
Many products and materials can be taken to the North Pointe Transfer Station in household quantities. For more information, call (801) 225-8538.
Below is a list of acceptable and unacceptable items for recycling. If you have any questions about the list or about items not mentioned, contact Waste Management's Customer Service Department at 785-3000. To order more than 1 recycle bin please call (801) 229‑7275.
Please rinse out all containers before recycling
Brochures & Pamphlets
File Folders & Card Stock
Magazines & Catalogs
Telephone & Paperback Books
*Empty all bottles and containers of content
Aluminum Foil & Pie Plates (soiled)
Tarps & Garden Hoses
Reuse (Deseret Industries or Salvation Army)
Bedding or Bath Items (blankets, pillows or towels)
Visit www.thinkgreen.com to recycle the following:
Return form with next utility bill or mail directly to Orem City Recycling, 56 N. State St, Rm 110, Orem, UT, 84057
Below is a collection of interesting facts and information about the benefits of recycling. Click to download the individual documents.
For More Information please contact Waste Management at 888-4WM-UTAH
Taking waste to the landfill on your own.
Click here to download the North Pointe Landfill Fee Schedule.