Here’s what you need to know:

Residential Trash

  • Nothing new here: Mixed waste collection will remain in the same customer cans.
  • No more “can averaging:” Each resident is allotted one can of trash per week rather than the previous “can averaging” program which allotted residents an average of 13 trash cans per quarter. 
  • Scheduled Overages: Up to 3 extra cans or bags of additional waste can be picked up on your normal service day, upon request 4 times per year. *Max 96-gallons total and 51 lbs each can or bag.* Must schedule ahead of time through your TTSD online customer account at
  • Bulky items can be collected curbside on an on-call basis up to two times/year for free. Each collection can include up to 3-cubic yards of recyclable material, electronic waste, universal waste, AND up to 1 bulky item (mattress, couch, etc.). Must call TTSD ahead of time to schedule (530.583.7800).

Residential Recycling

–  Glenshire began October 4, 2018
–  Remaining Truckee neighborhoods excluding Tahoe Donner will receive carts in September for service starting in October 2019
–  Tahoe Donner in receive carts in Fall 2020

  • Drop-off: 2 new recycling drop-off locations will be available during the summer at Town Hall & TD Northwoods Clubhouse


Residential Yard Waste

  • New carts: Residents can opt in to receive up to three 96-gallon green waste carts. The green bag program ended June 30, 2018
  • 2019 Cart Orders: Carts ordered prior to April 15th, 2019, will be delivered for FREE in May. Residents ordering carts after April 15, 2019 can opt to pay a delivery fee to have their cart delivered or opt to pick up their cart at the following times and locations: June 1st 12:00 pm-2:00 pm at Truckee River Regional Park, June 14th 8:00 am- 10:00 am at Eastern Regional Landfll, or June 28th 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm at Eastern Regional Landfill. 
  • Dumpster Rental & Drop-off: Residents can also rent discounted yard waste dumpsters or drop off up to 6-yards of yard waste for free at Eastern Regional Landfill.

Customer Service Improvements

Commercial Service Changes

  • New carts: Large food waste generators need wildlife-resistant food waste carts or dumpsters that will be serviced up to 3 times/week.
  • Recyclables: All commercial customers need recycling carts.
  • Trash: Commercial trash bins 3+ yards will be serviced up to 5 times/week. Small commercial customers may utilize hauler provided trash carts.
  • Complimentary Waste Assessment: Schedule your free visit with Town Staff to help you set up your new program selections by emailing