s Burning Man: On The Playa
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WHERE TO TAKE TRASH

There are no trash cans at Burning Man. All participants are required to remove their own trash and garbage from the playa. Moreover, Leave No Trace should extend beyond the playa, all the way to your home.


Recycling and Garbage Disposal After the Event

Do NOT discard refuse along the highway or in neighboring towns. Not only is litter irresponsible and costly in terms of energy, time, and money for others, it is also illegal and reflects very badly on Burning Man. If you have to portage garbage on top of your vehicle, make sure it is double-bagged and strapped down securely.

A number of convenient recycling centers and trash disposal locations are located in nearby communities along all routes from Black Rock City, and many are open 24 hours. You can find a list of them in the Pack It Out section of the Survival Guide.