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  • I heard there is no recycling system in Truckee. Is this true?

  • I just moved to Truckee. How does the solid waste collection system work?

  • What is my collection day?

  • My trash was not picked up or there was an issue with my collection/billing.

  • Where is my landfill/transfer station?

  • Where can I drop off unwanted clothes, food, and equipment for donation?

  • What goes in a blue bag?

  • Where can I purchase green and blue bags?

  • What do I put in green bags?

  • I have more than 4 green bags of green waste. What do I do?

  • What is defensible space?

  • What is hazardous waste, e-waste and universal waste?

  • When is the next household hazardous waste drop off event?

  • I am a business that generates hazardous waste, how do I dispose of it?

  • What do I do with my electronic waste?

  • Where can I recycle used motor and filters?

  • Where can I take household batteries?

  • Where can I drop off plastic bags/film plastics to be recycled?

  • How does the CRV program work?

  • What do I do with ___?

  • I've heard about changes coming to our garbage program, what is happening?