Buy Back Info

South Tahoe Recycling Buy-Back Center 
2192 Ruth Avenue South Lake Tahoe, California
Tuesday-Saturday 9am – 4pm
Help us to keep it open by carefully following instructions.  Please stay tuned for further updates!        
Thank you for your cooperation! 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 with
  • CA Redemption Value (CRV)
  • CA Cash Value and 
  • CA Cash Refund
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