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Take to Landfill

Bulky Item Collection:
Each Truckee resident can schedule up to two bulky item curbside collections for FREE each year. Each pickup includes up to one bulky item (couch, mattress, etc.) AND up to 3-cubic yards of recyclables, electronic waste, and universal waste. Additional pickups are available for a fee. Individual items cannot exceed 200 lbs.

Call TTSD at (530) 583-7800 to schedule your pickup.

Tires can also be brought to the Eastern Regional Landfill and Transfer Station for a fee. The gate fees are listed below:

Car tire with rim: $13.50 per tire      
Car tire without rim: $10.50 per tire
Truck tire with rim: $18.75 per tire  
Truck tire without rim: $15.75 per tire
Semi tire: $21.00 per tire 
Tractor tire: $31.50 per tire

Leave at the Dealer

Tire dealers are well-equipped to properly dispose of tires, so when you purchase new tires, leave the old ones with the dealer.

Contact Environmental Health Office

If there are no immediate take-back events, try contacting the nearest environmental health office for more information about how to dispose of tires.

Ways to Reduce

Make Tires Last Longer

If you care for your tires, you’ll save money because you won’t need to replace them as often. Check the tread and tire pressure monthly, keep wheels aligned, and rotate tires every 6,000 miles. You can also drive carefully to avoid potholes, debris and curbs.

Ways to Reuse

UpCycle into Swings or Planters

Consider turning old tires into swings or using them to create garden beds or ponds. Here’s a list of DIY ideas for your old tires.

Did You Know?

Tire Recycling: Three Tons Per Hour