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See our presentation (PDF) about how we are doing with recycling in Nevada County.
Nevada County recently conducted a waste characterization study which provides information on the material content of garbage generated in Nevada County. View the Waste Characterization Study (PDF).
You can view the 2016 Request for Proposals (RFP) (PDF). This is an annual funding source. For information about future RFPs please visit the Nevada County Purchasing page.
Visit our recycling facilities map to find locations throughout Nevada County for co-mingled recycling, beverage container buyback centers and more.
Co-mingled recycling bins are available Monday through Friday at the Nevada City SPD market parking lot.
View information about the recent buyback center closures (PDF). Also see the RePlanet February 1, 2016 press release.
Looking for a place to take new or gently used appliances or building materials? Take them to the Nevada County Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. The ReStore accepts donations of new and gently used building materials, electrical and lighting, appliances, cabinets and more!
Visit the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County's website for more information about "green" waste.
Call Waste Management at 530-274-3090.
Call the illegal dumping hotline at 530-265-7111.
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Properties in western Nevada County are assessed solid waste parcel charges to fund post-closure maintenance of the closed McCourtney Road Landfill. View information about western Nevada County solid waste parcel charges (PDF).
Trash from Western Nevada County is taken from the McCourtney Road Transfer Station, and the rural transfer stations in North San Juan and the Town of Washington, to Lockwood Regional Landfill in Sparks, Nevada. From Eastern Nevada County, trash is taken to the Eastern Regional Landfill in Truckee, California.
Recyclables from Western Nevada County go to a Waste Management facility in Lodi, California, and recyclables from Eastern Nevada County go to the Eastern Regional Landfill in Truckee, California.