• Computer Parts computer-equipment-in-trash Computer parts and other electronics are not accepted in regular trash. They should be disposed of during the household hazardous waste disposal day in the spring.

  • Batteries batteries Batteries should not be thrown in the garbage cans. Save them for the yearly household hazardous waste disposal day.

  • Fluorescents light-bulb Fluorescent light bulbs can be taken to The Home Depot or Lowe's for disposal. Long tubes should be taken to the SUVSWD transfer station.

  • Pesticides hand-spraying Empty pesticide containers are fine to throw out. Save partially filled containers for the household hazardous waste disposal day.

  • Chemicals cleaning-person Household chemicals in small amounts can be thrown out. Better yet, save them for the household hazardous waste disposal day.

Household Hazardous Waste

Do you wonder what to do with old computers, burned out fluorescent light bulbs or old lawn fertilizer and pesticides? Check out these helpful tips for disposal of hazardous waste items.

For a list of acceptable and non-acceptable recyclable materials click here for the recycling guide.

You can find out what to do with many items by visiting the South Utah Valley Solid Waste District's webpage at suvswd.org and clicking on the "what to do with" tab.

There is a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day typically on the second Saturday in April at the Provo Towne Centre Mall west parking lot from 9 am - 3 pm for Utah County residents. See the list of what to bring and what not to bring.  The designated day for 2019 is April 13.