The Solid Waste Management Department provides residential and commercial trash collection, and disposal. We also oversee large-item disposal, recycling, graffiti removal, convenience centers, and neighborhood cleanup support.
Our other services include:
- Operating the City's landfills in compliance with State and Federal regulations
- Ensuring environmental safety at old landfills Managing and operating a recycling processing facility.
- Educating the public about recycling and responsible waste disposal.
Integrated Waste Management
The Solid Waste Management Department initiated an Integrated Waste Management Plan to assist the Department in setting short-term and long-term goals for a sustainable, comprehensive solid waste program.
Have additional questions or comments? Please contact us.
Albuquerque and Bernalillo County residents can dispose of hazardous waste.
Albuquerque residents can recycle their green waste for free from May 1 to 12, 2017.
Solid Waste convenience center undergoing construction through spring.
Learn how to teach others about composting through this course by the Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters Association.