Nevada City, CA
Solid Waste (Garbage) and Recycling

Integrated Waste Management in Nevada City
The requirements for solid waste (garbage and recycling) related to residents and business are established in Chapter 8.12 "Solid Waste; Integrated Waste Management of the City of Nevada City Municipal Code as amended by the City Council in Ordinance 2022-11 which can be found HERE.

Waste and Recycling Pick-Up

The City of Nevada City contracts with Waste Management (WM) of Nevada County for waste and recycling/yard waste services for our residents and businesses. If you have questions about your waste or recycling services, please call Waste Management of Nevada County at (530) 274-3090. The Franchise Agreement between the City and WM can be found HERE.

Waste Management pick-up days for City residents are:
- Garbage pick-up is every Tuesday
- Recycling and yard waste pick-up on alternate Tuesdays (recycling will be picked up one week and yard waste the following week).

New Laws and Requirements in Solid Waste (Garbage) and Recycling
There have been several laws passed or implemented over the last several years that impact both residential and commercial solid waste and recycling. 

Assembly Bill 1276: Single-use food accessories and standard condiments restrictions and limitations
California Department of Public Health Assembly Bill 1276 Fact Sheet
AB 1276 Single Use Food Accessories FAQs

Assembly Bill 1826: Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling 

Senate Bill 1383: Organic Waste Recycling

Assembly Bill 939: Mandatory Waste Reduction 

Assembly Bill 341
 Mandatory Waste Reduction

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