Green Waste Disposal

Free Green Waste Disposal is Back in 2023!

Green background with dates for upcoming green waste eventsThe Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, in partnership with the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services and CAL FIRE, are hosting FREE self-service green waste disposal, and wood chip pick-up. As storm recovery continues, residents are encouraged to take advantage of this popular program. Learn more here

Sundays & Mondays in 2023
April 9, 10, 23, 24
May 14, 15, 28, 29
June 11, 12, 25, 26

12625 Brunswick Rd
Grass Valley, CA
8 am - 3 pm

3 Easy Ways to Dispose of Your Green Waste Year-Round

Western Nevada County

  1. Order Residential Curbside Pick Up: Order Waste Management’s 64 or 96-gallon residential curbside green waste bin for regular pick-up, (800) 637-8648.
  2. Drop Off Green Waste: McCourtney Road Transfer StationWednesday – Sunday, 8:00 am-3:30 pm
    14741 Wolf Mountain Rd, Grass Valley, CA. Standard disposal rates apply.
  3. Rent a Green Waste Dumpster: Rent a 20, 30, or 40-yard green waste dumpster on your own, or split the cost with neighbors. To reserve a dumpster, call Waste Management at (866) 844-1508.


Go to the Keep Truckee Green website for information on yard waste services.

  1. Order Green Waste Carts: Service begins in May and now extends through November. Carts are serviced
    every other week, May–November. Call Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal (TTSD) to order up to 3 carts at (530) 583-7800.
    Delivery fees apply.
  2. Drop Off Green Waste: Drop off up to 6-yards of green waste at Eastern Regional Landfill for FREE, May through September. New this year, residents will receive an address-specific punch card to track yards dropped off.
  3. Rent a 6-yard Dumpster:  Schedule a driveway dumpster from Wednesday to Wednesday for $81.28. Call TTSD at (530) 583-7800.

Nevada County Free Green Waste Event May 22 & June 5, 9am to 3pm McCourtney Rd Transfer Station

Additional Free Green Waste Events in 2023!

We are happy to announce free green waste events in partnership with Waste Management of Nevada County. 

🌲Dispose of all your landscape trimmings, including pruned branches, leaves, grass clippings, shrubs, untreated wood, and flowers.

🚫Materials that can not be accepted: anything over 4 feet long or 18 inches wide, dirt, rock, sand, palm leaves, root balls, blackberry, poison oak, and scotch broom.

Mondays in 2023 
May 22
June 5

McCourtney Road Transfer Station
14741 Wolf Mountain Rd
Grass Valley, CA 
9 am - 3 pm

Nevada County 2023 Green Waste Event Flyer