COMPOST COLLECTION SITES
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SFLT Food Bank Garden*

Truckee River Regional Park

10050 Brockway Rd.

Any day/time - Jun 1 - Oct 12

Use the pitchfork to cover your compost with equal parts hay.

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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. 

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Truckee Saturday Farmer's Market*

Historic Downtown Railyard Parking Lot

East end of downtown Truckee on Donner Pass Rd.

8am-12pm, June 5 - Sep 4

Look for the Slow Food Lake Tahoe booth.  

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Truckee Certified Farmer's Market*

Truckee River Regional Park

10050 Brockway Rd.

8am-1pm, May 19 - Oct 12

Look for the Slow Food Lake Tahoe booth - located just outside the market, across from the driveway entrance.

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

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