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South Tahoe Refuse
and Recycling Services

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Sustainability is the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It’s a balancing act, but everyone can do their part. Think reduce. It’s a step toward Zero Waste and reduced greenhouse gasses. Less demand means less stress on the environment to provide for us now, as well as future generations.

Recycle Rate


Green waste Composted annually

13,000 tons

materials diverted from landfill annually

60,000 tons

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Easy, Reliable, Green

Recycling Buy-Back Center

Receive cash for aluminum, glass and plastic.

Buy Back location

2192 Ruth Ave South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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$5 Dump Day

$5 Dump Day is almost here. Here are the highlights:
♻️ $5.00 per vehicle load (California residents)
♻️ $10.00 per vehicle load (Nevada residents)
♻️ Oversized trucks & U-Hauls: priced by size
♻️ Refrigerators FREE (usually 57.60) Thanks to Pay it Forward Project
♻️ CA residents – Free Mattress & Box Springs Recycled by MRC Bye Bye Mattress Program ​
♻️ CA residents Free: Computer Monitors & TVs (California residents only)
♻️ Free Document Shredding ​​
* Commercial loads pay regular prices! We cannot accept dirt, concrete, asphalt, roofing, or construction material

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