COMPOST COLLECTION SITES

Truckee River Regional Park

10050 Brockway Rd.​

Compost brought to these locations will be used to feed the soil in the Food Bank Garden

Slow Food Lake Tahoe's Food Bank Garden

Any day/time - Jun 1 - Nov 6

Use the pitchfork to cover your compost with equal parts hay 

Truckee Certified Farmer's Market

Tuesdays, 8am-1pm​ - May 19 - Oct 13

Located just outside the market, across from the driveway entrance

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Truckee Town Hall

10183 Truckee Airport Rd.

Year-round

Collection bin located in the back of the parking lot behind the building, next to the cardboard collection containers.  Different items are accepted at this site, check their website for details. 

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
  • Fruits & veggies

  • Flowers

  • Eggshells

  • Coffee grounds

  • Leaves

  • Sawdust from untreated wood

  • Shredded white paper

NON-PERMISSIBLE ITEMS
  • Bread

  • Meat, dairy, seafood, fats, & bones

  • Leftovers

  • Pet feces & kitty litter

  • Compostable cutlery, bags, or containers

  • Tea bags & coffee filters

  • Tissues & paper towels

  • Shredded newspaper 

  • Cardboard

  • Anything sprayed with pesticides or herbicides

  • Weeds

FEED GARDENS, NOT LANDFILLS

small steps have BIG IMPACTS!

GOOD. CLEAN. FAIR.

Slow Food Lake Tahoe's mission is to connect our community to the enjoyment of good, clean and fair food by inspiring a self-reliant food culture. We educate the community about growing, preparing and accessing local and sustainable food. Good, clean and fair food for all.

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Slow Food Lake Tahoe     |     PO Box 1351     |     Truckee, CA 96160     |     530-414-9181     |     info@slowfoodlaketahoe.org