Garbage & Recycling

New Garbage Provider and Pick-up Schedule

Curbside trash and recycling services for Highland City residents will switch to Waste Management of Utah (WM) beginning the last week of June. More information is available on the Provider Switch Announcement page.


  • All trash/recycle containers must be placed outside by 7 a.m. on collection day.
  • Place the container in the street with wheels against the curb or within two feet of the blacktop, and the front of the container facing the street.
  • Containers must be placed four feet apart from other containers and eight feet from mailboxes, poles, fences, trees, or parked vehicles for easy access.
  • Please bag your trash and make sure bags fit in the cart with the lid closed.
  • The following items can be recycled: aluminum and steel cans; plastic bottles, jugs, and jars; cardboard and boxboard; and paper. All items must be clean and dry.
  • Do not bag your recyclables in a plastic garbage sack.

Collection Days 

  • Garbage collection is Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  Please see the route map for your specific pickup day.
  • Recycling collection is every other week. See the Recyclable Calendar and Acceptable Items (PDF) handout.
  • Observed holidays will delay service by one day for all days that fall on or after the holiday.
  • All other holidays are normal collection days.

Observed Holidays Impacting Collection 2020

Services will be delayed by one day the week of:

  • Labor Day - Monday, September 7
  1. Missed Pick-up
  2. Adding or Removing
  3. Replacements or Repairs
  4. Misc. Garbage / Recycle Fees

What do I do if my trash/recycle was missed and I followed the guidelines?

  • Contact Waste Management directly at (888) 496-8824.