Keep Riverton Beautiful is a 12-month initiative combining city resources and engaged citizens to keep the city beautiful year-round. Each month will feature a different project or event. Details about each project or event can be found beneath each month below. We encourage all citizens to take advantage of this free city-wide initiative to keep Riverton beautiful.
Supplemental information on events or initiatives will be posted on this page as it becomes available.January
Properly dispose of live Christmas trees at one of the drop-off locations: Centennial Park, Monarch Meadows Park, Riverton Rodeo Arena. Open through the end of January.
- Centennial Park, 13000 S 2700 W, Riverton, Utah 84065
- Monarch Meadows Park, 13600 S 4800 W, Riverton, Utah 84096
- Riverton Rodeo Arena, 12800 S 1300 W, Riverton, Utah 84065
Drop off old tires at the Riverton Rodeo Arena on Wednesday, February 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free disposal. Limit of 8 tires per vehicle drop off and one drop off per person. For Riverton resident use only - no commercial businesses. Rims not accepted.
Attend a Localscapes University workshop hosted by Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District's Conservation Garden Park. Come and learn the basics of water-wise planting and create an actual water-wise landscape design for your yard. This is a two part workshop and all classes are held at the Sandra N. Lloyd Community Center. During part one, you will learn the basics of Localscapes and how to create a basemap of your property. During part two, you will create landscape designs from the basemap of your property. Cost is FREE, but you must pre-register at the link below, as space is limited to 30 per session.
Localscapes University Registration
- Session 1: March 4, 2020 & March 18, 2020 from 7-9 p.m.
- Session 2: March 11, 2020 & March 25, 2020 from 7-9 p.m.
Attend Riverton City's annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Workshop at Centennial Park on Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. to learn how to properly plant a tree. Tree Planting Workshop cancelled due to COVID-19.
Recycle right by bringing electronics, glass, cardboard and bulk paper (for shredding) to Riverton City's recycling event.
Recycle Right Day
Tuesday, May 19
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: South Parking Lot at Riverton City Hall, 12830 S Redwood Road, Riverton, Utah 84065 | MAP IT
- For Riverton resident use only.
- Proof of Riverton residency will be checked (driver's license, utility bill, etc).
- No business recycling.
- No tires (we did that in February).
- Cardboard must be broken down prior to depositing in recycle bin.
- No hazardous materials.
- Items not accepted with glass recycling: ceramics, light bulbs, mirrors and window frames.
- No big box TVs. (Click here to view an example.)
- No appliances (stoves, microwaves, dishwashers, etc).
- No batteries.
- No lights, light switches or censors or other devices containing mercury.
- No bulbs.
Pick up a free set of sprinkler catch cups at the Parks and Recreation window at City Hall and run a performance test on your yard irrigation system. Make adjustments to conserve water.
Properly dispose of all fireworks used during Independence Day and Pioneer Day celebrations. Douse burned out fireworks to prevent fires and throw away all trash.
Adopt one of Riverton's public parks or trails during August! Pickup up trash, clean up parking lots, sweep mulch off sidewalks, weed flowerbeds, etc.
Participate in the Get to the River Festival's Jordan River cleanup event in Riverton. Check the city's website and social media pages for event info.
Pick up a free Trans-Jordan Landfill dump pass at the Utility Billing window at Riverton City Hall and cleanup your yard or home. Limit of two passes per household per year.
Clear the area around a storm drain of all debris to allow for proper drainage when the snow melts in the spring. Report clogged drains by calling 801-208-3162.
Keep snow away from fire hydrants and mailboxes that surround your property during the winter months. Fire hydrants must be accessible in an emergency; it's the law.