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.  

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  2. Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal
  3. Collection Services in Grass Valley, Nevada City, Town of Truckee
  4. Bear Proof Containers
  5. Trash & Recycle Bin Trailer Hitch Options

Waste ManagementWaste Management

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

You can also call TOLL FREE: 855-963-2273 or DIAL DIRECT: 916-294-4037 

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