Green Waste Service Information

Spring has arrived, and that means green waste collection will be resuming. As a reminder, green bag service ended June 30, 2018. Your new green waste disposal options are:

1. Green Waste Carts

Green waste carts will resume service on your collection day the week of May 6-10. This is an every-other-week service, May – October.

It’s not too late to order! Order your cart by April 15 for free delivery in time for the start of the season. Carts ordered after April 15 may be picked up by the customer at no charge on designated pick-up days or can be delivered for a fee. First time green cart orders can be made online and orders for additional green carts must be made by calling TTSD at (530) 583-7800.

2. Green Waste Dumpster Rentals

Truckee residents can rent a 6-yard green waste dumpster for only $70! Dumpsters are delivered to residences on Wednesday and retrieved full the following Wednesday, May – September only. Call TTSD at (530) 583-7800 to order. These will sell out, so order fast!

*Plus, new this year: Truckee Fire Protection District is offering a $70 rebate for green waste dumpster rentals! Simply provide a paid receipt from TTSD and the Fire District will reimburse you. One dumpster rebate per household, until funds last. Call the Fire District at (530) 582-7850 for details.

3. Self-Haul

Each Truckee household can drop off up to 6-yards of green waste to Eastern Regional Landfill May – October. No green bags are accepted, loose green waste only. You must unload yourself and ID is required.

*Hiring a contractor? Get a free drop-off coupon code. You can download a coupon code and your contractor can drop off your yard materials for free, on your behalf. Simply log into your TTSD online account at

4. Scheduled Overage

Up to 4 times per year, TTSD will collect up to 96-gallons of additional waste on a resident’s regular pick-up day for FREE. Residents must schedule this in advance through your online account at This can be used for any waste, including green waste. Waste can be secured in cans, bags, or bundles.