Acceptable items include regular household trash, appliances without refrigerant, green waste and bulky items, such as furniture and mattresses. Containers will be placed at Riverside Park during cleanup event.
Green Waste Events
Acceptable items include grass clippings, leaves, tree branches and brush. Items must be cut, bundled and tied at 50lb. maximum weight and 4ft. maximum length. Unacceptable items include dirt, stone, concrete, rock. No limbs larger than 3in. in diameter. Upcoming green waste events:
May 8-12 (Schedule by May 5)
November 13-17 (Schedule by Nov. 10)
Call (505) 327-6284 to schedule pickup.
All collections made by the contractor for other than a qualified physically disabled resident, shall be made at curbside from the streets, except where special circumstances warrant otherwise, and where approved by the City.
The key is to focus on the basics and keep recycling simple. You will create the greatest benefits by following these easy steps at the holidays and all year round:
Focus Recycling Efforts Recycle all your bottles, cans, paper, and cardboard. If you're not sure whether something can be recycled, put it in the trash. Adopt the saying, "when in doubt, throw it out.
The Shape of Plastic Matters With plastics, use the shape of the bottle to determine if it can be recycled. Recycle all bottle, tub and jug-shaped plastics. If it's a clamshell, flower pot, tube, or another shape, remember the saying "when in doubt, throw it out."
Set A Reminder For Pickup Set a reminder on your calendar for your monthly recycling pickup day. If you want to start recycling, contact Waste Management at (505) 327-6284.
Simplify Recycling for Guests Hosting a holiday party? Set up a specially-marked recycling container to collect empty aluminum cans and plastic bottles. Empty every drop of liquid before
While glass isn't allowed in your Waste Management recycling bin at home, you can bring it to either Waste Management recycling drop off sites. Drop your empty glass bottles with the lids removed into the separate bin for glass at both locations, and it will be put to its next best use.