• Michelle

Ready to clear the garage of unwanted and never–used items? Need to dispose of the cut grass and tree trimmings that weigh down the black garbage cans? Take advantage of Provo’s annual Fall Cleanup!

Separate yard waste and metals and dispose of the material in dumpsters at six locations throughout the city from September 26 – November 5, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Dumpsters at the Compost Yard are available during the fall cleanup from Monday - Saturday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Please do not dump after hours. Dumpsters will be closed nightly. It is unlawful to leave items on the ground. Illegal dumping costs thousands of dollars at the expense of Provo taxpayers and possible discontinuance of the program.

Larger loads, double-axle trailers, and loose green waste loads may be redirected to the Transfer Station or Provo City Compost Yard at the discretion of the cleanup attendant.


➤ September 26 – October 1 2027 W 820 N — Pole Yard 1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

➤ October 3 – October 8 2027 W 820 N — Pole Yard

1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

➤ October 10 - October 15 2620 N 1200 E — Rock Canyon Park 1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

➤ October 17 – October 22 2620 N 1200 E — Rock Canyon Park 1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

➤ October 24 – October 29 100 N Seven Peaks Blvd — Peaks Arena 1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

➤ October 31 – November 5 1150 S 1350 W — Footprinters Park 1625 S Industrial Parkway — compost yard

Items that may NOT be placed in the Clean-Up Dumpsters:

Concrete, Blocks, Bricks, Dirt, Rocks, and Sod Paints, Solvents, Household Chemicals, Pesticides, Used Oil and Bulk Liquids Auto Parts, Tires, and Batteries Refrigerators, Freezers, AC Units, and items containing refrigerants.

For information on how to dispose of these items and others, visit SUVSWD.org/what-to-do-with

Transfer Station

Provo residents may take trash directly to the South Utah Valley Solid Waste District transfer station (2450 W 400 South, Springville) free of charge (using the coupon in the City Newsletter) September 26 – November 5, during normal business hours, Monday – Saturday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Cover loads to avoid a $4 tarp fee.

City Compost Yard

Depending on availability, organic compost will be on hand for purchase to residents at $3 per yard and to nonresidents at $6 per yard. Located at 1625 S Industrial Parkway in Provo and open Monday - Saturday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm during Fall Cleanup. (After cleanup only open Friday-Saturday weather dependent.)

Green waste drop-off is available for residents free of charge during City Cleanups, and for a $5 fee per pickup truck or trailer up to 16’ for each drop-off after the City Cleanup.

No lumber, building materials, rocks, dirt, sod, stumps, treated wood, logs over 10” in diameter or trash is accepted at the compost yard. Logs over 4" in diameter to be cut to 8' lengths or shorter. No loads from commercial haulers or landscapers will be accepted.

Leaf Bags

You can also find a Leaf Bag Coupon in the City Newsletter good for five free leaf bags that can be picked up at the Public Works Dept., 1377 S 350 E. Leaf bags are collected curbside November through December.

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  • Michelle

Updated: 6 days ago

I am pleased to announce that Provo Girls Summit is happening this year on Thursday, October 6 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Provo Library! If you haven't been able to attend this free career exploration event for girls ages 8-12, than mark your calendar and get ready to meet one-on-one with professional women from a variety of fields—including business, tech, academia, art, science, and more.

The goal is to help Provo girls make new connections, discover new interests, and imagine new possibilities. Girls will be able to ask questions and learn more about their vast choices ahead of them in their futures.

Registration opens on Thursday, September 22 at provogirlssummit.org - so save the date and be ready to sign up (because this event fills up fast)!

Girls Art Summit Art Show

And to kick things off they are hosting an Art Show at the Neighborhood Art Center on Monday, October 3 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Girls, ages 8-12, are invited to submit a piece of art that responds to the theme "See it, be it". All artwork must be turned in on September 23, 26, or 28 at the Neighborhood Art Center from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Detailed rules and entry forms can be found here.

I am thrilled to see what these girls create! For more details visit https://www.neighborhoodartcenter.org/girls-summit

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  • Michelle

United Way of Utah County’s Day of Caring is a wonderful opportunity to provide service to our community. This year, Provo City employees were able to help with four community gardens. We were able to weed, install new drip lines, plant flowers and bulbs, construct new grow boxes and picnic tables, spread mulch, re-cover a hoop greenhouse, and build new fencing. Many of our city employees participated, and I am grateful for their willingness to serve! ❤️

A special thank you to our crew leaders who managed each project with enthusiasm and skill….Doug Fallon, Jared Penrod, Phil Uhl, and Rylee Snelson.

Here are a few photos that were captured during the event:

Courtesy of Stan McShinsky, here is a drone shot of the before and after views of the Community Garden on 100 South and approximately 1100 West.

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