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Rocky Mountain Recycling
2950 West 900 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Rocky Mountain Recycling (RMR) is a leading-edge recycling company providing a range of innovative services to commercial and industrial companies throughout the United States. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, RMR sells, services and finances equipment for customers who are ready to take advantage of today’s recycling advances. Along with servicing industrial recycling, individuals may bring recyclable material to our locations.

  • Largest paper recycler in the Intermountain West.
  • Operating in 11 states.
  • Over 200 Employees.
  • Recycling tens of thousands of tons per month.
  • Favorable Environmental Impact featured in: New York Times, CNN Money, Waste News, Wal-Mart, internal news and more.

The following items are generally accepted and processed. If you have specific questions, we suggest you contact your local community offices for clarification.

  1. Aluminum Cans, Trays & Foil – (Trays and foil must be cleaned)
  2. Aseptic Packaging & Gable Top Containers (milk and juice cartons)
  3. Steel Cans and Tin
  4. Most Plastics and Paper (See the following lists)

Plastics : 

  1. #1 PET Soda, Water, & Flavored Beverage Bottles (#1 clear and all colored)
  2. #2 HDPE Milk & Juice Jugs (clear)
  3. #2 HDPE Detergent & Fabric Softener Containers (colored)
  4. #3 PVC Narrow Neck Containers Only (health & beauty aid products, household cleaners)
  5. #4 LDPE Grocery Containers (margarine tubs, frozen desert cups, six and twelve pack rings.)
  6. #5 PP Grocery Containers (yogurt cups and narrow neck syrup and ketchup bottles)
  7. #6 PS clean Styrofoam without any food waste.
  8. #7 Plastic Narrow Neck Containers Only.
  9. Plastic buckets, such as kitty litter buckets. (5 gallon maximum size and no metal handle)

The number above is found in chasing arrows on bottom of plastic containers. The examples above are not limited to the types of plastic available for recycling.
If the number in the chasing arrows is #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 #7, and it fits the criteria you may recycle the container.

Accepted Residential Paper Fiber List :

  1. Newspaper, including inserts (remove plastic sleeves)
  2. Cardboard (No Waxed Cardboard)
  3. Kraft (brown paper) bags
  4. Magazines, Catalogs, & Telephone Books
  5. Office & Computer paper, notebook, school, & gift wrap.(no metal clips, spirals, ring binders)
  6. Chipboard (cereal, cake & food , gift boxes, etc.)
  7. Carrier Stock (soda, beer can carrying cases)
  8. Junk Mail & Envelopes (no plastic cards, stick on labels)
  9. Paperback and Hard Cover Books

Container Criteria :

  1. All containers are to be empty.
  2. No motor oil, insecticide, herbicide or hazardous chemical containers.
  3. Return plastic bags to grocery or department store.
  4. No plastic film (no plastic sheets, tarps, or wrap)

Recycling opportunities have increased in the Wasatch Front region through the most recent introduction of Single Stream Recycling. This is a new term in the recycling climate of the region but not in the waste and recycling industry. Throughout the United States the term Single Stream Recycling has become a common and an apparent answer to many recycling needs.


Materials Accepted
Sl NoMaterial Name
2Aluminum Cans
5Tin or Steel Cans
6 News Paper
8Plastics (Other)
Company Services
  • Scrap Metal Processing
  • Sandwich Bale
  • Curbside Recycling
  • Super Sandwich Bale
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