Garbage Collection Services
Dependent upon where you live in Nevada County will determine how and by whom your garbage is collected. If you live very rural, you may not have roadside service provided at all. To find out more about the garbage collection services in your area click on the appropriate tab for your area or service provider.
Containers also make a big difference when living in a rural community where wildlife is abundant or where you have to haul your garbage container a great distance to get it to the roadside for service.
- Waste Management
- Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal
- Collection Services in Grass Valley, Nevada City, Town of Truckee
- Bear Proof Containers
- Trash & Recycle Bin Trailer Hitch Options
Waste Management operates the McCourtney Road Transfer Station, North San Juan, and Town of Washington rural transfer stations and recycling programs in Nevada County.
WM Delayed Service due to Weather
During Inclement weather, trash service may be delayed due to road conditions and other emergencies such as downed trees and power lines or flooding to name a few.
Once weather conditions permit, Waste Management will do its best to recover service to the best of its ability.
Waste Management has a hotline for service interruptions where residents can go to hear about notifications as well as to sign up for receiving alerts at https://www.wm.com/us/en/mywm/notifications
You can also call TOLL FREE: 855-963-2273 or DIAL DIRECT: 916-294-4037
Waste Management FAQ's
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal (TTSD) serves Eastern Nevada County with trash and recycling services for both residential and commercial customers.
Garbage Collection Services in Nevada City, Grass Valley & Truckee
Are critters and bears getting into your garbage cans? Bear boxes provide a more secure way to store trash and keep it away from wildlife. View several options of bear boxes at the links below for Tahoe Bear Box Co. and Bear Saver. Links below are provided as examples. You do not need to buy these specific items, similar products may work.
- Bear proof and human resistant boxes and trash containers - Tahoe Bear Box
- Bearsaver - Bear Proof Trash & Recycle Containers – BearSaver
Waste Management will service the following bear-resistant Carts in 64/65 gallon and 95/96 gallon sizes. They will not service 32-gallon bear carts.
- Bear Tough Trash Can with Wheels in Stock - Uline
- Amazon.com: Toter 64-Gallon Bear-Tight Two-Wheeled Cart, 64 gal, Blackstone: Home & Kitchen
Trash & Recycle Bin Trailer Hitch Options
If you are a rural customer and you struggle to get your trash/recycling cans to your designated pickup location, here are a few options to simplify this process using a standard trailer hitch. Links below are provided as examples. You do not need to buy these specific items, similar products may work.