New Service Changes

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This page is a guide to the proposed new trash and recycling services in Truckee

Logo - 1200x500pxSummary of Changes:

Residential Services


  • Mixed waste will remain the same


  • Each household will receive a 64-gallon blue recyclables cart, serviced alternating weeks
  • Households can opt out and continue to use blue bags, serviced weekly
  • Changes will reach neighborhoods over the next three years:
    • Glenshire in fall 2018
    • Remaining Truckee neighborhoods excluding Tahoe Donner in 2019
    • Tahoe Donner in 2020
  • 2 new recycling drop off locations will be available during the summer

Yard Waste

  • Each household can receive up to three 96-gallon green yard waste carts
  • Residents can opt out of carts but green bags will not be accepted after June 30,2018
  • New yard waste services will begin for ALL residents July 1, 2018
  • Residents can also rent discounted yard waste dumpsters or drop off yard waste at Eastern Regional Landfill

Customer Service Improvements

  • A new online customer service platform will be available for easier billing and communication

Commercial Service Changes

  • Commercial customers will receive wildlife-resistant food waste carts that will be serviced up to 3 times/week
  • Commercial customers will receive recyclables carts
  • Commercial trash bins 3+ yards will be serviced up to 5 times/week
  • Small commercial customers may utilize hauler provided mixed-waste carts



Additional Resources:

FAQ's Page

Solid Waste Press Release

Presentation from July 25, 2017 Town Council Meeting

Staff Report from July 25, 2017 Town Council Meeting