Didn’t get a recycling cart? It’s not too late! Carts are available for delivery, please note a delivery fee will be applied. Or, to receive a cart for no charge, one final pick up event will take place on Wednesday, July 1st. To sign up, please call (530) 582-2496 or email recycle@townoftruckee.com by June 29. 


  • Tahoe Donner recycling cart service begins June 9, 2020. Carts will be delivered May 11 – June 5. Residents must order by April 1 to receive free delivery. Order by calling TTSD at (530) 583-7800. 
  • 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.