Frequently Asked Questions
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The transfer station, located in Lindon, is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and on Saturday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. The Construction and Demolition Landfill, located in Fairfield, is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The transfer station is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. We close early on Christmas Eve day and New Years Eve day. We also close at 2:30 p.m. for our annual employee Holiday Social (December).
North Pointe serves Utah County and the northern county communities of Orem, Lindon, Vineyard, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Cedar Hills, Highland, Alpine, Lehi, Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain, Cedar Fort, and Fairfield. A participating city's residential garbage is processed at the transfer station. Non-participating cities are Alpine and Eagle Mountain. Fees are higher for residents of a non-participating city. Identification is required to enter the transfer station facility.
We accept cash or credit cards. Checks are no longer accepted.
We offer credit accounts for companies. Please complete and submit the credit application.
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The minimum fee for the general public is $8.00. This will pay for up to 500 pounds of trash. This fee also entitles the general public (not businesses) 4 passenger tires (20” rim and smaller) and 1 electrical device (i.e., TV, computer monitor). Anything over 500 pounds is weighed at a rate of $33.50 per ton, and extra tires and/or electronic devices are charged per item. There are different tipping fee rates depending on the material. Please see our list of fees and charges.
Yes, we accept mattresses.
Dead animals are accepted at the transfer station; however, they are only accepted Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The fee is $15.00 each.
Old refrigerators are accepted for recycling. There is a refrigerant extraction fee of $10 per unit. This cost applies to any appliance containing a refrigerant.
Yes, green waste is accepted. The fee for green waste is $7.00 for a pickup load, $14.00 for a pickup and trailer, and $20 per ton for large loads. Compost is available on a limited basis. The cost is $20.00 per cubic yard. We do not always have it available, so please call first. 801-225-8538 extension. 0. Timpanogos Special Service District also accepts green waste for composting. They are located approximately 1 mile west, off I-15 exit 275, across the rail road tracks and immediately left (south).
House hold hazardous waste (HHW) is accepted on a limited basis. Oil and antifreeze are accepted in quantities less than one gallon, but we encourage everyone to use recycling resources available locally. We encourage everyone to bring their HHW to our annual HHW collection day. For more information please visit the Utah County Health Department website at http://www.utahcountyonline.org/dept/Health/hhw/.
For information regarding garbage pickup contact your city office, or for citizens of Alpine & Eagle Mountain contact Ace Disposal; citizens of American Fork, Highland, Lindon, Pleasant Grove, Saratoga Springs or Vineyard contact Republic Services; for citizens of Cedar Hills, Lehi or Orem contact Waste Management.
For information regarding garbage pickup, cleanup programs, recycling, or waste control in your city, please contact your city office.
Mixed Waste or MSW includes general household trash, metal items, furniture, appliances, and all unsorted debris. Loads weighing 500 pounds or less are charged $7. All other loads are weighed and charged $31 per ton.
Yes. If you bring in concrete, bricks or rocks they can be dumped in a special "clean-fill" area. The charge for a pure load of clean fill debris, equal to a level pickup load is $10. Clean loads larger than a pickup size load are $9 per ton. Concrete containing rebar is $25 per ton. Any concrete 12" thick or larger cannot be accepted.
Pure loads of corrugated cardboard can be unloaded at no charge in our recycling area.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has information and a list of collection centers at http://www.hazardouswaste.utah.gov/Used_Oil_Section/UsedOilCollectionCenters.htm#uoccbc.
One time use batteries can be thrown away with your regular garbage. Rechargeable Batteries can be taken to Home Deport for recycling.