The compost materials you drop off will be utilized at regional compost facilities. Keeping food scraps out of your garbage helps prevent potent greenhouse gases from being released when food breaks down in the landfill.
What Can Be Composted?
Food scraps ONLY!
- Avocado pits
- Coffee grounds—no filters
Keep Out of Our Compost:
- Paper products
- “Compostable” plastics
- Pet feces/kitty litter
- Plastic or compostable cutlery, bags or containers
- Tea bags/coffee filters
- Tissues/paper towels
- Shredded newspaper
Drop-off anytime | Year-round
Please be sure to shut the locking lid to keep wildlife out.
Please, food scraps only! No “compostable” bags, tea bags, coffee filters, or paper products!
- Truckee Town Hall
10183 Truckee Airport Rd
Dumpster located in the rear parking lot, near the cardboard dumpster.
- Glenshire General Store
10095 Dorchester Dr
Dumpster located near front driveway.
- Mountain Hardware
11320 Donner Pass Rd
Dumpster located in rear of parking lot, near shipping and receiving ramp off Forest Ln.
- Community Garden Drop-Off Location
If you would like to stay up-to-date on Truckee's sustainability efforts or sign up for trash and recycling pick up day reminders, submit your info here!