Remember, the first step to being more sustainable is limiting your waste. Don’t make recycling your first option, click on products below to see what steps you can take to reduce your waste! 

WM Service Alerts
For information regarding notifications, announcements, and service delays, Waste Management will update this webpage as new information becomes available.

Free Drop Off
City of Reno, Sparks, and unincorporated Washoe County Waste Management residential customers may dispose of one standard pickup truck (not to exceed three cubic yards) of trash four times a year at no cost anytime during the transfer stations’ normal operating schedule.

Customers must be current on their bill and have proof of residence, so bring a copy of your bill and/or an ID matching the address on your Waste Management account. Call Waste Management at (775) 329-8822 for more information or visit the following websites.

Lockwood Landfill
2700 East Mustang Road, Sparks
Scale House: (775) 342-0401 or District Manager: (775) 343-7372
Open Monday – Saturday from 8am-4:30pm
(Closed 12:30 – 1 p.m. on Sat)
Sunday – Closed

Bulky Item Pick up

  • Waste Management offers residential pick up services of bulky items at an extra cost per yard in certain residential areas and neighborhoods. To see if you are eligible for this service, search your address on this webpage. Pricing and options vary by area.

    Accepted materials vary by location, but common bulky, large or heavy items include: mattress & box springs, bed frames, Christmas trees, cabinets, sofa & furniture items, etc. Residents can call Waste Management at (775) 329-8822 for more information.

  • In an effort to assist residents with household clean ups and to curb illegal dumping, the Lockwood Landfill works with Reno, Sparks, Washoe County and Storey County to provide free dump weekends at the landfill to local residents. During these events, residents can bring household appliances such as, refrigerators, hot water heaters, stoves/dishwashers, washers/dryers, as well as bulky waste items like sofas, chairs, mattresses, box springs. Call the landfill at (775)342-0401 to get more information and the specific dates for this program.

If you have a lot of oversized items to get rid of and either can’t or don’t want to make a trip to the landfill, the following companies offer home pickup and/or dumpster rentals.

1-800-GOT-JUNK | 1 (800) 468-5865
Commercial and residential junk hauling service.

Junk King | (888) 888-5865
Does not accept vehicles, household hazardous waste or freon appliances. Junk King recycles a minimum of 60% of items. They donate whatever they can first, recycle items next, and then send to the landfill as a last resort.

Go Junk Removal Reno | (775) 223-0803 | Email
Will remove items, and donate or recycle what they can.

Lucky Junk Removal | (775) 338-0096
Local company. Will remove items and will recycle certain items. Call for details and/or restrictions.

Removal Crew | (775) 786-3331 | Email
Local company. Will remove any item, and recycle or dispose of items with local businesses.


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