The Town of Truckee contracts with Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal for the collection, hauling
and processing of commercial and residential solid waste and recycling in Truckee. In addition, Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal operates the Eastern Regional Landfill where residents can drop off Solid Waste, Recycling, Electronics, Residential Tires, Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Batteries, Household Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, and Inert Materials.
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal is operated at the Eastern Regional Landfill (ERL) off Hwy 89 & Cabin Creek Road, (between Truckee and Squaw)
PO Box 135 Tahoe City, CA 96145, Truckee CA 96161
Office: 530.583.0148 (To establish service and for rates.)
Eastern Regional Landfill and Transfer Station
Hwy 89 & Cabin Creek Road ~ Truckee, CA 96161
ERL is open to received trash Monday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All Truckee residential parcels are billed for Solid Waste Service via a Special Assessment placed on the Nevada County Property Taxes. The fee allows residents to place one 32-gallon can of trash out per week (13 cans per 13 week quarter) and unlimited recycling in blue bags. In addition, the rate also provides for the collection and processing of yard waste material in approved green bags. The Green Bag for Green Waste Program allows residents to place out four tied green bags per week year-round. For additional information regarding the curbside yard waste collection program please CLICK HERE.
Eastern Regional Landfill Transfer Station
ERL is located on Cabin Creek Road off HWY 89 south about three miles south of Truckee.
Accepted for FREE Recycling:
- Household Batteries
- Fluorescent Lamps and Bulbs
- Empty Aerosol Cans
- Mercury Containing Items i.e. Ballast
- Non- contaminated used motor oil and filters
- Undamaged Car and vehicle batteries
- Electronics: small and large i.e. cell phones, TV’s, Computer monitors and parts.
- Inert Materials i.e. site clearing debris, rock, etc.
- Green Waste
Cardboard ONLY drop-off
Loose cardboard left at the curb is considered trash and is charged accordingly. Cardboard shall either be bagged in blue bags or dropped off utilizing the free cardboard only dumpsters at the Nevada County Sheriff's Station located at 10879 Donner Pass Road or Truckee Town Hall located at 10183 Truckee Airport Road. There are two self service bins at both locations available for residential use. Additional can service and extra trash is charged directly by Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal.
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste can be recycled by appointment only. The program is free for residents, but there is a fee for commercial customers. Call Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal at 530.583.0148 to schedule your appointment. For more details including collection dates, CLICK HERE