Leave Nevada Beautiful’ is our network of Burner-friendly authorized trash, recycling, and RV grey/black water servicing facilities where you can legally dispose of your waste on your way home after the Burning Man event! 

This growing network has been in operation since 2007 and has effectively given participants many options for disposing of their event-related trash and recycling. As the event continues to grow, there is a small, yet significant, portion of people who do it wrong and unfortunately dump their trash at uninvolved locations such as rest stops, RV parks, hotels, convenience stores, or worse — in front of people’s homes. This is a terrible insult to our neighbors and an absolute disgrace to the Burning Man community. It is also illegal and if caught can result in a $2,000 fine for littering and a run-in with local law enforcement. To be clear, dispose of your waste at these authorized Leave Nevada Beautiful locations or take it all the way home with you. 

Beware: While you may encounter other “private enterprises” along the highways willing to take your trash for money, we cannot vouch for their standards of operation. Sometimes these private enterprises have left all of their trash behind at their site after taking your money. No trash should ever be on the ground, it should all be going directly into a dumpster.

Trash & Recycling Only Locations

Whole Foods Market (Trash & Recycling)  6139 South Virginia St, Reno NV • (775) 852-8023 •  Sun 9/1 Wed 9/4 6 am12 am • $5 per 35 gal. • free recycling (please clean, sort, unbag recyclables before deposit) • hazardous waste prohibited

Waste Management — Stead Transfer Station (Trash & Recycling)  13890 Mt Anderson, Reno NV • (775) 972-9160 • Tue Sat 8 am4 pm •$25 min. per cubic yd. • recycling no charge/no buybacks •

Waste Management — Fernley/Churchill Transfer Station (Trash & Recycling) 1100 US Highway 95A, Fernley NV • (775) 329-8822 • Tue – Sat 8 am4 pm • Closed for lunch 12 pm12:30 pm • $26 min. per cubic yd. • recycle no charge/no buybacks•

Rabbit Traxx Truck Stop — Mini-Mart (Trash & Recycling) 580 Patterson St., Cedarville CA • (530) 279-2022 • 24hrs Sat 8/31 – Wed 9/4 • $5 per kitchen size bag, $10 per 35 gal., $15 up to 55 gal., $15 bike recycling • free recycling (please clean, sort, unbag recyclables before deposit) • hazardous waste prohibited 

Save Mart Supermarkets (Trash & Recycling) 525 Keystone Ave, Reno NV • (775) 786-2150 • Open Labor Day • 24hrs Sun 9/1–Wed 9/4 • $10 per 35 gal. Free Recycling please clean, sort, unbag recyclables before deposit • Hazardous waste prohibited •

Trash Only Locations

Waste Management — Lockwood Regional Landfill (Trash) 2700 East Mustang Rd, Reno NV • (775) 329-8822 • Closed Labor Day • Mon – Fri 8 am4:30 pm • $35 min. per cubic yd.(additional charges based on type of waste) •

Waste Management — Commercial Row/Sage St. Transfer Station (Trash) 1390 E. Commercial Row, Reno NV • (775) 326-2416 • Open Labor Day • Mon – Fri 7 am–5 pm • Sat – Sun 8 am–4:30 pm • $35 min per cubic yd. •

Recycling Only Locations

Waste Management / Recycle America — Reno Recycling Center (Recycling) 1390 E. Commercial Row, Reno NV • (775) 326-2381 • Closed Labor Day • Mon – Fri 8 am4:30 pm • free recycling • no buybacks • charges for electronics and CFLs (cash or check only) •

Green Solutions (Recycling) 1085 Telegraph, Reno NV • (775) 870-0812 • Closed Labor Day • Mon – Fri 8 am4 pm • Sat Sun 12 pm4 pm • free recycling • no buybacks•

RV Dump Grey Water & Black Water

Pyramid Lake Marina & Campground 2500 Lakeview Dr, Sutcliffe NV • (775) 476-1155 • 24 hr credit card kiosk $10 dump station (must have hoses and elbow before payment) •

Love’s Travel Stop 825 Commerce Center Dr, Fernley NV • (775) 575-2200 • 24 hrs • $10 grey and black water (must have own hose) •

Golden Gate Petroleum 1055 S. Rock Blvd, Sparks NV • (775) 358-7400 •  5 am9 pm • $8 grey and black water • propane available • no potable water •

TA Travel Center 200 N. McCarran Blvd, Sparks NV • (775) 359-0550 • 24 hrs • RVs and 55-gallon drums acceptable • $5 grey water and black water •  

Reno Boomtown KOA Campground 2100 Garson Rd, Verdi NV • (775) 345-2444 • open everyday 8 am9 pm • $10 grey and black water • $10 RV potable water fill-up •

Modoc District Fairgrounds 1 Center St, Cedarville CA • (530) 279-2315 • 24hrs • $5 trash per 13 gal. • $10 trash up to 55 gal. • free recycle • free grey water • $10 RV dump • $20 RV hookup • $5 bike recycle • $10 dry camping • $5 showers • non-perishable food donations accepted for local shelter • call to reserve storage •

Alturas Chevron 1080 North Main St, Alturas CA • (530) 233-5114 • open everyday 5:30 am12 am • $10 grey and black water •

Here’s a handy PDF of all the Leave Nevada Beautiful: Trash, Recycling, and RV Dump Locations!