Keep Tahoe, Truckee and your home clean
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal (TTSD) is once again taking appointments for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection days at the Eastern Regional Landfill (located on Cabin Creek Road off Highway 89 south). Disposing of HHW is free to residents living within the TTSD service area (Truckee, Tahoe City to Kings Beach and the West Shore).
Many households have a variety of items under the sink and in the garage that classify as HHW and need to be properly disposed to prevent threats to public health and the environment. Not sure if what you have classifies? Look for any of these key words to assist you in identifying HHW. HHW is any chemical product in your home that is toxic, flammable, combustible, explosive, corrosive, or otherwise dangerous.
Please call 583-0148 today for your appointment for the following Saturdays: May 16, June 13, July 11, July 25, Aug. 8, Aug. 22, Sept. 5, Sept. 19, Oct. 10 and Nov. 7, 2009.
Residents may drop-off all their electronics (i.e. computers, TVs, cell phone etc.) for free recycling June 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also accepting CFL’s, household batteries and items that contain mercury. The e-waste event is sponsored by the Town of Truckee, Suddenlink and Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal.
Shred-it of Reno will be on site from 9 to 11 a.m. offering residents the opportunity to drop off confidential papers for free on site shredding. Shredding service is sponsored by the Truckee Police Department.
Rake it up! Take your pine needles, cones, grass trimmings, brush, branches and limbs June 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to the residential waste drop points free of charge. Limit to 3 cubic yards per trip.
Locations: Tahoe Donner Association Wood Yard (located on a dirt road, under the transmission lines, between 12469 and 12605 Skislope Way), Truckee Rodeo Grounds, Glenshire Clubhouse, Donner Memorial State Park, Prosser Damn Road and Highway 89 north.
Neighborhood street cleanup and town wide block party, Saturday, June 6, 2009. Clean up to begin at 8 a.m. Block Party at Truckee Regional Park from noon to 2:30 p.m. Free T-shirts and BBQ for event participants. To locate your check-in station and learn more about this great community pride event visit http://www.truckeeday.org.
For more information, call Nicole Dorr, Recycling Coordinator, Town of Truckee at 582-2909.
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