Residential Curbside Recycling

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Residents can now opt-in to receive blue recycling carts that will begin service in Glenshire in October 2018. Learn more about the upcoming service changes. 

How to Recycle in Truckee:

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

  • *NEW* Sign-up to receive free recycling carts, phasing into Truckee neighborhoods October 2018-2020.
    • Sign up HERE
      • 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 the next three years:
        • Glenshire in October 2018
        • Remaining Truckee neighborhoods excluding Tahoe Donner in 2019
        • Tahoe Donner in 2020

    • Glenshire residents guide:
  • 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. Look for the "Sold Here" sign at certified Blue bag retailers:
  • Tahoe Supply Company
  • Mountain Hardware
  • Tahoe Donner HOA Member Services
  • The Office Boss (Safeway and Airport locations)
  • Utilize two new drop off locations during the summer months: Tahoe Donner Northwoods Clubhouse and Truckee Town Hall

What is recyclable in Truckee?

  • Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Plastics #1-2
  • Glass Containers
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Bi-Metal and Steel Cans
  • Clean Aluminum Foil
  • Clean Cardboard
  • Batteries**
  • Cell Phones**

** Must be placed in a "ziploc" bag on top of trash. 

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.

Please visit TTSD's website for a list of all accepted material.