Waste Management to hold reduced rate, free dump days

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Updated: 10/02/2013 5:16 pm
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- In an effort to curb illegal dumping, Waste Management of Nevada announced the next “Residential Dump Days,” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6.

Residential Dump Days are held only at the Waste Management transfer stations in Reno.

Identified materials commonly associated with illegal dumping will be accepted at no charge. These specific items include eligible household appliances (freon-free refrigerators, hot water heaters, stoves, dishwashers and washers/dryers) and eligible bulky waste (sofas, chairs, mattresses and box springs).

Any material that falls outside of these parameters will be accepted at more than 50 percent off the regular gate rate (rates outlined below).

Residential Dump Days
1) Standard pick-up truck with MSW $10.00 flat fee
2) Small pick-up truck with MSW $6.50 flat fee
3) All eligible common household appliances No charge
And bulky items as identified below

Acceptable Household Appliances: Acceptable Bulky Waste:
•Refrigerators (additional charge for - Sofas
Freon recovery) - Chairs
•Hot Water Heaters - Mattresses
•Stoves/Dishwashers - Box Springs

WM Transfer Station Locations
1390 E. Commercial Row 13890 Mt. Anderson Road
Reno, NV 89512 Reno, NV 89506
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please Note:
1.This event is for residential customers only – commercial customers will be charged the normal rates;
2.This event is taking place at the Stead Transfer Station and the Commercial Row Transfer Station;
3.Electronic Waste/Recycling will NOT be accepted at this event;
4.Hazardous waste will not be accepted at any time.

For more information on Residential Dump Days, please call Waste Management of Nevada at (775) 329-8822 or (866) 844-1508.

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Speed - 10/3/2013 3:14 AM
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Looking at the prices they charge to trow some things away,the stuff is more valuable as trash than it was when new. NO WONDER people dump this stuff in the desert! Here it cost me $3.00 each to get rid of my junk tires,but on Free Dump Day they didn't charge at all. You guys are getting ripped off there!

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