September 13, 2023. (Reno, NV) – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue’s Autumn FREE Curbside Chipping Program is now available to Washoe County residents who meet certain criteria.
Curbside Chipping is only intended for disabled, low-income, and elderly individuals. This program is intended to assist residents who cannot travel to chipping locations such as the Fire District’s green waste collection locations, and allows Washoe County residents to dispose of their green, dry, and dead vegetation, shrubs, tree branches, etc.
We are now accepting requests through October 8, 2023. Chipping will occur during a 10-day period of October 17-26. To sign up, click on the form here.
Please note that all chipping will occur on the homeowner’s property and requires the presence and approval of the property owner. All material to be chipped must be left on the property. If you believe you meet such criteria, please indicate on this form under comments.
In order for chipping to occur, the following must be met:
This is not a year-round program and is only available during spring and fall. Submissions will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis. Only 12 residents will be approved per day depending on geographical location. For example, east and west of Washoe fall under two separate dates.
Residents are encouraged to attach pictures to the online sign-up form to ensure that expected piles meet standards.
Upon successful submission of this form, residents approved will receive an email with information on the days and times the chipping will take place. Questions or concerns can be directed to Juan Saldana at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775.737.8693.