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Residential Curbside Recycling

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Residents can order a recycling cart by calling TTSD at (530) 583-7800.

TAHOE DONNER RESIDENTS: Order by April 1, 2020 to receive a cart with a free delivery May 11- June 5. Tahoe Donner recycling cart service will begin June 9. 

How to recycle in Truckee:

The below options are available for all Truckee residents to recycle:

  1.  Sign-up to receive free recycling carts, phasing into Truckee neighborhoods October 2018-2020.
    • Sign up by calling TTSD at (530) 583-7800
      • Carts are serviced curbside, every-other-week, on the opposite week of yard waste pick-up.
      • Single-family residents can receive (1) 64-gallon recycle cart for free, with additional carts available for a fee.
      • Carts will be available to Truckee neighborhoods over three years:
        • Glenshire in October 2018
        • Remaining Truckee neighborhoods excluding Tahoe Donner in October 2019
        • Tahoe Donner in June 2020

          Cart Dimensions: 41.3″ (height) x 26.7″ (width) x 28.1″ (depth)

    • Never miss a pick-up: Print out a 2019-2020 service calendar or sign up for weekly email reminders!

Recycling Calendar 2019-2020-v2

2. Use blue bags, purchased at local stores. Fill with recyclables and place curbside weekly on your trash collection day. Blue bags are serviced for FREE and can be placed next to your trash can. Note any materials left out not in a blue bag or trash can will be charged for. Please place cardboard inside your blue bag, not next to it. Blue bags can be purchased at the following local retailers:

  • Tahoe Supply Company
  • Mountain Hardware
  • Tahoe Donner HOA Member Services
  • The Office Boss (Safeway and Airport locations)

3. Utilize two new drop off locations during July and August each summer at Tahoe Donner Northwoods Clubhouse and Truckee Town Hall

What's recyclable in Truckee?

Download a recycling sign here

Recycle Sign
Clean and empty materials only:

  • Plastics #1-2
  • Glass Containers
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Bi-Metal and Steel Cans
  • Clean Cardboard
  • Clean Paper

    Batteries can be recycled curbside if placed in a "ziploc" bag on top of your trash can or recycling cart. 

Learn more at "What's Recyclable in Truckee" 

Search for a specific item on the Recycling Guide for ways to recycle other items not collected curbside.