​Recycling
Buy-Back

STR Buy-Back Center
2192 Ruth Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, California
530.542.8344

Tuesday-Saturday
9am - 4pm

South Tahoe Recycling Buy-Back Center 

At the South Tahoe Recycling Buy Back Center, you may redeem eligible materials for their buy-back value.

You may also donate your recyclables to numerous participating charitable organizations of your choice within our community. 

Please separate CA redemption from other containers and by material type.

Receive cash for aluminum, glass and plastic marked
  • CA Redemption Value (CRV)
  • CA Cash Value and 
  • CA Cash Refund

We also recycle (Sorry no payout pricing):
  • Non-CRV glass
  • Cardboard
  • Newspaper 
  • Clean paper products

All other non-CRV/out-of-state beverage and food containers can be recycled at
STR's TRANSFER STATION RECYCLE BIN 
2140 Ruth Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, California


Recycling Buy-Back Values