Residential Services

Garbage and Recycling Cart Setup

  • Place your carts at the curb on collection day by 7 a.m.
  • Garbage is collected weekly.
  • Recycling is collected every other week.
  • Do not overfill your carts.
  • Only recyclables listed on cart lid should be placed inside recycling cart.
  • Lids must close to reduce blowing litter and wildlife encounters.
  • Set carts 3 feet apart and away from objects such as cars and mailboxes.
  • Place carts at curb with handles facing away from the street.

Holiday Pickup Schedule

Waste Management provides garbage and recycling collection on all holidays.

Side Yard Service

Carts may be collected from backyards for an additional fee or no fee for qualifying disabled individuals. Call (775) 329-8822 for details.

Senior/Low Volume User Rate

Seniors (70 years or older) are eligible to sign up for a 35-gallon trash and 64-gallon recycling  cart for less than the standard service rate. Waste Management will verify the customer’s age before processing the request. Call (775) 329-8822 for details.

Excess Waste Stickers

If excess waste is generated, customers may place a 32-gallon bag at the curb with one of the 20 stickers received annually for excess waste collection. Additional stickers can be purchased by calling customer service: (775) 329-8822.

Access to Transfer Stations

City of Reno residential customers that are current with their bill may dispose of one standard pick-up truck (3 cubic yards), four times per year at no additional at these locations:

Commercial Row Transfer Station
1390 E. Commercial Row
Reno, NV 89512
Monday-Friday • 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday • 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stead Transfer Station
13890 Mt. Anderson Road
Reno, NV 89506
Tuesday – Saturday • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday

Customers may use this service any time during normal business hours. Property Managers  click here to download a permission form for tenants to use dumps associated with a rental property.

Reno Residential Service Offerings and Rates

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Recycling Calendar

Click here to download your recycling calendar.