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Pack it in, Pack it out: Where you can properly dispose of Burning Man trash

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Burners are making their way back home from the Black Rock Desert this week, many of which who are bringing a large amount of trash from home the Playa.

A Waste Management spokesperson said the company works with Burning Man organizers to ensure burners know where to dispose their garbage properly.

Included in the Burning Man Survival Guide, on page 19, is a list of where to take your waste, recycling after the event.

People who discard their items in an designated area face a maximum $2,000 fine for littering.

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport also has several rubbish bins set up near entrances.

Reno-Tahoe Airport marketing coordinator April Conway said, "It's just one last chance to get rid of things that they don't want in a safe manner."


Save Mart Supermarkets (Trash & Recycling only)

525 Keystone Avenue, Reno, NV

775-786-2150

Open 24 hours Sat 9/2 – Tues 9/5.

$7 per 35–gallon trash bag, Free

Recycle bicycles, plastics, glass, metals, paper, cardboard, household batteries, and non-perishable food and water.


Whole Foods Market (Trash & Recycling only)

6139 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV

775-852-8023

Open 6 am – midnight Sun9/3 – Wed 9/6.

$5 per 35–gallon trash bag, Free

Recycle bicycles, plastics, glass, metals, paper, cardboard, plastic bags, and non-perishable food and water.


Rabbit Traxx Truck Stop – Mini-Mart

(Trash & Recycling only)

580 Patterson St., Cedarville, CA

530-279-2022

Open 24 hours Sat 9/2 – Wed 9/6

$5 per 35–gallon trash bag, Free

Recycle bicycles, plastics, glass, metals, paper, cardboard, and non-perishable food and water.


Waste Management – Fernley/Churchill Transfer Station (Trash & Recycling only)

1100 US Highway 95A S. Fernley, NV

775-329-8822.

Open 8am – 5pm Sunday 9/3 and

Monday 9/4 Labor Day. Closed

from 12pm – 12:30pm.

Open 8am – 4:30pm Tuesday – Saturday.

Closed between 12 – 12:30pm.

$26 minimum for trash, charged by cubic yard. Free recycling, no buybacks.


Waste Management – Stead Transfer

Station (Trash & Recycling only)

13890 Mt. Anderson, Reno NV

775-329-8822

Open 8am – 4pm Tuesday – Saturday.

Closed Labor Day

$25 minimum for trash, charged by cubic yard. Free recycling, no buybacks.

TRASH ONLY LOCATIONS


Waste Management – Lockwood

Regional Landfill (Trash only)

2700 East Mustang Rd., Sparks NV

775-329-8822

Open 8am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday.

Closed Labor Day.

$35 minimum for trash,

charged by cubic yard.


Waste Management – Commercial

Row/Sage Street Transfer Station

(Trash only)

1390 E. Commercial Row, Reno NV

775-326-2416

Open 7am - 5pm Monday – Friday, and

8am – 4:30pm Saturday and Sunday.

Open Labor Day.

$35 minimum for trash,

charged by cubic yard.

RECYCLING ONLY

LOCATIONS


Waste Management / Recycle

America – Reno Recycling Center

(Recycling only)

1390 E. Commercial Row, Reno NV

775-326-2380

Open 8am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday.

Closed from 12pm – 12:30pm.

Open Labor Day.

Free recycling, no buybacks.

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