The Town of Truckee implemented new waste programs in 2018, which include recycling carts, yard waste carts, commercial compost, and many educational programs. Staff have dedicated their efforts to implementing waste reduction measures by developing single-use reduction policies and hosting events that promote reusables, such as Fixit Clinics.
What you can do: Take action by finding creative ways to reuse and repair your items, instead of buying new goods. Try meal planning and learn long-lasting food storage techniques to limit the food that you throw away. Bring leftover food scraps to the compost collection at Town Hall. You may also reduce landfill waste by making sure each recycled item is an acceptable material type that is clean and dry. View our recycling guide here.