To order a recycling cart, call TTSD at (530) 583-7800. Please note a delivery fee of $60.96 will be applied (rate applicable July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021). 


  • A recycling dumpster is available at Truckee Town Hall during the summer months June – September. Please dump your recyclables only, no blue bags or trash. This bin is located near the cardboard dumpster in the rear parking lot of Town Hall at 10183 Truckee Airport Rd.


 Download a recycling guide!

2019-2020 Recycling Service Calendar

Carts are serviced every-other-week on your regular trash collection day.

Never miss a pickup: set up collection day e-mail reminders.

Download a printable PDF calendar. 


How do I use my cart?

1) Scrape out food and pour liquids from all recyclable containers. Place clean recyclables directly into the cart. NO BLUE BAGS!

2) Place your cart curbside by 6 am on your service day, every-other-week. The cart must be 3 feet away from other objects, with the wheels facing your house.

3) After service, remove the cart from the street. Carts cannot be left in town right-of-way.

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


What’s recyclable? 

Recycle clean and emptied:

  • Plastics #1 & 2
  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard

 Download a recycling sign here!



  • Plastics #3-7 (including plastic bags, film plastic)
  • Food-soiled paper & cardboard
  • Wax-lined paper & cardboard (coffee cups, almond milk containers, drink cups)
  • Foil-lined wrappers

Download a trash sign here!


Learn more at What’s Recyclable in Truckee.

Blue bags will continue to be serviced at all households. Please place blue bags next to your garbage can or blue carts. Blue bags should not be placed inside of your blue cart. Learn more about proper blue bag placement to avoid trash overage charges.