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The Solid & Hazardous Waste division consists of the following programs:


Wastehaulers

Each waste contractor collecting, transporting or disposing of solid or liquid waste in Weber and Morgan Counties is required to obtain permits for each truck. Permits are issued after receipt of an Application To Operate a Waste Collection Service , fees and completion of an annual inspection.


Permit Fees: Greater of $50.00 or $10.00 per vehicle. Medical Waste: $50.00 per vehicle.


Information about wastehauler vehicle and facility requirements can be found at the Health Regulations page or download Weber-Morgan Board of Health Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Regulation.

Used Oil Recycling

To find a used oil collection center nearest to you, either call the Utah Department of Environmental Quality toll free, 1-800-458-0145 or go to Department of Environmental Quality and search Used Oil Recycling Program.


Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste is accepted at the Weber County Transfer Station for Weber County residents. The program is FREE for household quantities of *hazardous waste. Small business owners may be assessed a fee depending on quantities brought in.


Hours: Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 8am-1pm, beginning in April and ending in October. For more information please call 801-399-8803.


Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the FREE re-use center as well. The re-use shed contains used paint, thinners, approved pesticides and other miscellaneous used products brought in by the public. It is available during regular business hours. (Oil - 5 gallons per day per resident/ Antifreeze - 5 gallons per day per resident)


*Please note the following waste will NOT be accepted: Asbestos, Free Liquid Waste, Medical Waste, Sewage or Sewage Sludge or Hazardous Waste.


For more information about recycling please visit Department of Environmental Quality and search Recycling Programs.


Asbestos

For general asbestos information and a list of certified asbestos companies visit Department of Environmental Quality page and search Asbestos program.

Used Tires

For information about the Utah Waste Tire Recycling Program visit Department of Environmental Quality page and search Asbestos program.


Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

The Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) program is administered by the Division of Environmental Quality. Information can be found at the Department of Environmental Quality page


Meth Contamination


  • The Weber-Morgan Health Department does not conduct testing, nor pay for the testing of potential or alleged illegal drug operation sites.

  • Testing reports will only be accepted from decontamination specialists certified by the Utah Division of Environmental Quality.

Upon receipt of a report from a certified decontamination specialist stating that a site exceeds the allowable limits as defined in R392-600, Illegal Drug Operations Decontaminations Standards or upon notification of an illegal drug operation site by law enforcement, the following procedures will be followed:


  1. 1. The owner of record will be notified by certified mail;

  2. 2. The site will be placarded in accordance with Weber-Morgan Health Department Regulation for Illegal Drug Operation Site Reporting and Decontamination, adopted by the Weber-Morgan Board of Health November 28, 2005; and

  3. 3. The site will be added to the database of contaminated sites;

The cleanup of an illegal drug operation site shall be completed by a certified decontamination specialist or by the owner of record upon approval of the written work plan and issuance of a permit from the Department to decontaminate the site. Test results stating the site does not exceed the allowable limits will only be accepted from a certified decontamination specialist.


Upon receipt of a report from a certified decontamination specialist that the site does not exceed the allowable limits, the following procedures will be followed:


  1. 1. An assessment of the site will be completed to assure that the work plan was followed;

  2. 2. The owner of record will be notified that a certified decontamination specialist has submitted documentation that the site does not exceed the allowable limits as defined in R392-600, Illegal Drug Operations Decontaminations Standards;

  3. 3. The site wil be removed from the database of contaminated sites; and

  4. 4. The placard will be removed from the site.

A list of state certified decontamination specialists (click to download list)