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Tahoe's Trash Problems

NDOT to clean sled trash

The Nevada Department of Transportation is paying for a trash container, two portable toilets and litter collection by the Clean Tahoe Program at the...

Map shows water refill stations

Take Care Tahoe has released a new Drink Tahoe Tap Map that lists locations where people can freely fill up reusable water bottles. Local businesses and...

Trash becomes art at Donner Lake

New sculptures of flying fish at Donner Lake were crafted from an unconventional source: a heap of sunken junk. Unveiled on Oct. 17, “Weightless”...

Free bulk item pickup available

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal is now offering free bulky item curbside pickup for TTSD residential customers in Placer County for items up to 200...

Tahoe’s trash troubles: Is it getting better or worse?

Almost every roadside and beach are laden with dog waste bags, plastic bottles, empty beer cans, diapers and food wrappers. Garbage has long been...

Report trash issues

Residents and visitors in the Tahoe Sierra can report trash issues from illegal dumps to broken sled trash at sled hills by using the...

Aquatic robot cleans Tahoe’s waters

The League to Save Lake Tahoe is working with ECO-CLEAN Solutions and the Tahoe Keys Marina to introduce an aquatic robot, the PixieDrone, that glides across the surface, removing...

The ongoing fight to save Lake Tahoe

The ongoing fight to save Lake Tahoe Famed for its crystal clear waters, Lake Tahoe draws each of us to enjoy its unique beauty. But...

Environmental Dive Center launched

Clean Up The Lake, known for its efforts to remove trash from Lake Tahoe and other area lakes using divers, launched the Environmental Dive...

Tahoe contaminated by microplastics

Microplastics, small fragments of fibers from clothing, packaging and other plastic residue, have invaded freshwater lakes and watersheds globally and in alarming quantities, according to...