Did you know that Placer County has added free monthly household hazardous waste drop off days? Since February 2015 Tahoe and Truckee residents (along with the rest of Placer County) have been able to drop off their household hazardous waste on every third Saturday of the month at the Eastern Regional Landfill and Materials Recovery Facility at 900 Cabin Creek Road in Truckee, CA. The third Saturday of each month, the ERLMR is open 8am-4pm.
(Businesses may also dispose of these hazardous wastes, but must call ahead for an appointment and there is a fee.)
What Household Hazardous Waste items do they accept?
Paint, varnish, paint thinners, solvents
Motor oil and oil filters
Brake, transmission, antifreeze, gasoline, and power steering fluids