Free community recycling event Saturday at Squaw Valley for Earth Day |

Free community recycling event Saturday at Squaw Valley for Earth Day

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SQUAW VALLEY, Calif. and#8212; April 23 is the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day celebration in the Village at Squaw Valley, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn from area nonprofits and agency’s about local sustainability efforts. Children’s activities, live music and the Trashion Show will round out a fun and educational event.

New this year, regional residents and event goers may drop off old electronic equipment, waste tires and household batteries free of charge. The collection event will occur in the Village Parking lot 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A complete list of items accepted is available at Absolutely no hazardous waste including paint, chemicals and fluorescent light bulbs will be accepted. There is a limit of nine waste tires per person; no oversized or tractor tires accepted.

For questions regarding this recycling opportunity, please contact Nichole Dorr at the Town of Truckee 530-582-2909 or

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9 a.m.-2 p.m. Collection Event

11 a.m. Main Event in the Village Begins

11-11:45 a.m. and 12:45-1:30 p.m. Dr. Solar

11:15-11:30 a.m. and 2-2:15 p.m. Asha Dancers

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Downbeat performs

1-2 p.m. Jugtown Pirates perform

2:15-3 p.m. Trashion Show

3 p.m. Raffle winners announced

3:30-5 p.m. Vinyl performs

5 p.m. See you next year!

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