Here’s what you need to know:

Trash

  • Nothing new here: Mixed waste will remain the same.

Recycling

  • New carts: Each household will receive a 64-gallon blue recyclables cart, serviced alternating weeks.
  • Opt out: Households can opt out and continue to use blue bags, serviced weekly.
  • Phased in: 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

  • Drop-off: 2 new recycling drop-off locations will be available during the summer.

Yard Waste

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

Customer Service Improvements

  • Online services: A new online customer service platform will be available for easier billing and communication.

Commercial Service Changes

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