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

A green food waste bin is located in the rear parking lot, near the cardboard dumpster.  Different items are accepted at this site, check their website for details. 

Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
  • Fruits & veggies

  • Flowers

  • Eggshells

  • Coffee grounds

  • Leaves

  • Sawdust from untreated wood

  • Shredded white paper

Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
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!

Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe's Food Bank Garden in Truckee, CA
Truckee Compost Slow Food Lake Tahoe, Truckee, CA