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What Can I Do To Help The Green Initiative?


  With technological advances in efficiency, energy consumption, and waste management, our society continues to move more and more into the Green Initiative zone. This is a term used to describe eco-friendly policies that cut back on fossil fuel use,…


The Air and Water Quality of Utah


How is the air and water quality of Utah? Having clean water and air is an important part of a healthy environment. Low air and water quality can be associated with increased risks of cancer because of harmful pollutants and…


Christmas Tree Disposal & Christmas Tree Recycling


With a new year upon us and Christmas behind us, a lot of us probably still have our Christmas trees still set up in our homes. Putting away a plastic Christmas tree would involve removing the festive ornaments and Christmas…


Affordable Dumpster Rental A-1 Disposal Utah


A-1 Disposal offers affordable dumpster rental prices in Utah. We offer dumpster rentals for your home, business, or construction project. A 1 Dumpsters for your home The perfect solution for your Housing community, apartment complex, or home. Get started on…


Dumpster Rentals in Salt Lake City


A-1 Disposal provides Salt Lake City dumpster rentals for your home, business, construction project, and even recycling program. Our goal is to provide the best dumpster rentals in Utah!   Dumpster Rentals in Salt Lake City for your Home The…


Landfills in Salt Lake City


Landfills in Salt Lake City As of 2016 Utah has a population of over 3 million people. With that comes trash, and a lot of it. An estimated 1500 tons of trash is dumped into Landfills in Salt Lake City…


Recycling Dumpsters, Roll Off Dumpsters, and More

Concrete Dumpster Truck

In this article, we will be focusing on the types of dumpsters that exist that you can use on your next big project. The title of this article might be a little deceiving. Is there a difference between recycling dumpsters…


The Hows and Whys of Cardboard Recycling


Recycling is one of those things that always more pros on its side. You can recycle a number of things like paper, plastic, scrap metal, steel cans, etc., with cardboard being one of the most popular materials to recycle. Let…


Sustainability Ideas For Your Home


There are a number of ways you can make your home more sustainable. Not only will it provide savings in energy and costs, but it will also decrease emissions and create a healthier environment. Here’s a list of some of…


How Do We Help Keep The Environment Clean?


For many of us, having a clean environment is an essential part of daily living. Whether it’s cleaning up garbage, recycling unwanted material, or using less power, there’s a lot you can do to help keep your environment clean.  …


Waste Management Salt Lake’s Landfills


Waste Management in Salt Lake City A-1 Disposal continues to work hard to be the #1 Salt Lake City Waste Management Resource in Utah. Have you ever thought about the simple, yet extremely important part waste management services play in our society?…


Waste Management Utah


Hi Everybody! A-1 Disposal is proud to be part of the solution in waste management for Utah. Our hope is to provide a cleaner, healthier environment for all our local residents. What you can do! You can make the biggest difference….


Summer Roll Off Dumpsters!


Hey everybody! Summer is just around the corner in Salt Lake City, Utah. You know what that means, a lot of warm, dry weather. Time to start mowing the lawns, trimming the trees, and planting the garden. Using a Roll Off…


Spring Cleaning, Salt Lake City, Utah

Spring Cleaning A-1 Disposal

Spring is Almost Here! Spring is right around the corner and you know what that means! Time to pull out the gloves and boots and do some tidying up around the house. Spring Clean Outside I never realized how much work…


10 Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Your Home


10 Cleaning Tips and Ideas for Your Home How To Clean and Maintain Your Home Check out these amazing cleaning ideas that you can use to clean up around the house. Make an all-purpose cleaner. You can combine 4 tablespoons…


Construction Waste Disposal


Construction Waste Rent a Roll Off Construction Dumpster Have a construction job site underway? How about some landscaping work that needs done? Here at A-1 Disposal, we accommodate all kinds of waste. We’re talking industrial and commercial waste disposal, yard…


The Cleanest City in America


Can you guess which city in America is the cleanest? Sure, we’d all like to think our hometown outshines them all, but it turns out there’s one that stands above the rest. According to Derek Burnett from Reader’s Digest, Portland Oregon…


Hosting an Event?


With Halloween just around the corner, there’s bound to be plenty of halloween parties and gatherings out there; and with all the candy, gifts, treats, food, and games can come a pile of trash after the event. It’s not uncommon to…


Recycle Utah – Plastic Bags


The Call to Recycle The call to Recycle in Utah and anywhere else, it only works with your help! Plastic bags have been a big concern and a big problem in a lot of places throughout the globe. Let’s go…


Recycling in Utah – How it works


Have you ever wondered what happens to the recycling materials after the truck picks up the recycling bin? Recycling in Utah is a very efficient and interesting process. But, it is our duty to make this process cleaner and easier….


Using Robots to Sort Trash


With thousands of pounds of trash being sorted through by workers everyday, one software developer had an intelligent idea that would provide an easy, efficient, and more productive way. The idea? Robots. Though used in nearly every manufacturing process, it…


Truck Drivers Part of a Neighborhood Watch


When people typically think of a safe community, the first thing that comes to mind is probably high-quality law enforcement. But in Knoxville, Tennessee, garbage truck drivers are providing an extra helping hand. Because drivers know their routes front and…


The Pollution of Delhi, India


With pollution in the air and contamination in the water, parts of India including the capital Delhi, are home to some of the harshest living conditions in the world. National Geographic created an in-depth article on the conditions of this polluted city….


History of the Garbage Bin


Garbage bins are everywhere, from our homes and businesses, to public parks and event centers. With these garbage disposals surrounding us wherever we go, how did they originate? Where did they start? And how have they changed? In this article, we hope…


Dumpster Options


Our wide range of options allow you to customize dumpsters to suit your needs. See which combination will work for you! Dumpster sizes include: – 2 cubic yard – 3 cubic yard – 4 cubic yard – 6 cubic yard…


Did you know?


We have some amazing facts that we want to share with you! Did you know? – Recycling 1 ton of paper product waste, saves 17 trees & 7000 gallons of water. – It takes 250 trees to absorb the carbon dioxide…


Who’s got the most waste?


According to an article by The Atlantic, the world generates roughly 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage a year. That’s equivalent to the weight of more than 3,000 Empire State Buildings! So which countries contribute the most? The answer lies in OECD countries, a collection…


Garbage Accumulation Around the World


Several news articles have recently been published about the accumulation of garbage buildup across the globe. In many of these instances, this buildup poses safety and health-related risks to society, the environment, or both. In order to help bring awareness to the situation, we’ve…


Fighting Food Waste With The Faithful

apples-1114059_960_720 provides an interesting article about the partnership between the U.S. EPA and religious groups in order to distribute food waste to those in need, known as the Food Steward’s Pledge. This collaboration falls hand-in-hand with the common religious initiative of giving to the…


How many times can you recycle it?


In this article, we’ll be going over the number of times that certain materials can be recycled. While some are surprisingly reusable for their original purpose, others aren’t nearly so, but are re-created for simpler products. According to, here’s…


Benefits of Recycling


Every day we’re surrounded by media and news information pertaining to the importance of recycling. Some of us may even recall being taught about recycling while in our elementary school classes. So “why” is it so important? Though there are many benefits to…


How Much Do We Throw Out?


According to an online document created by students from the University of Utah, Americans generate 30% of the world’s garbage, despite representing only 5% of the population. To put that into perspective, that’s enough garbage to fill 63,000 garbage trucks…


Recyclable Material


A-1 Disposal provides services for recycling many types of material. This includes cardboard, concrete, cement, metal, paper, plastic, trees, shrubbery, other types of green waste, and more! Recycling waste material is important because it saves energy, costs less, opens landfill space, and promotes environmentally friendly…


Utah Ranked in Nation’s Top Ten Green Buildings


According to an article by Deseret News reporter Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Utah has slipped its way up into the Nation’s top ten list for “green” projects, or environmentally sustainable buildings. These recognized projects incorporated features using less energy, water and reduced carbon emissions.

Welcome to Our blog!

Hey everybody! Welcome to our blog. This is one of several posts under our Articles page where you’ll be able to find relevant information, how-to articles, interesting topics, and more about waste management and recycling. To start, here’s a little something about…


Renewable Forms of Energy

Renewable Energy

Because of Earth’s limited natural resources, there has been a greater approach towards creating renewable forms of energy. And yet, not only are certain energy sources limited, but certain effects from power generation can impact negatively on ecological health. Renewable…


Paper or Plastic?

Paper Shopping Bag

Most of us want to create as little impact on the environment as possible, so when given the choice of paper bags or plastic bags while at your local supermarket, which would you choose? Here’s some things to consider: 1. Environmentally…


Ways to Reduce Waste

Ways to Reduce Waste

Here are some helpful tips for reducing waste that we want to share with you: Use cloth bags instead of plastic bags. Cloth bags are reusable, durable, and can carry more weight than plastic bags. Choose returnable, reusable, or refillable…




Find out how we can help your HOA/POA community with waste disposal and recycling needs. A1 Disposal adheres to the strict guidelines as set forth by your HOA/POA and fully complies with all local, state and federal regulations. We take…