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Solid Waste Management Department residential customers can recycle their green waste for FREE !
City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Residential Customers can take advantage of free green waste pickup. Green waste will be collected on your regular trash collection day during the following weeks:
- December 1 – December 5
- December 8 – December 12
Solid Waste Residential customers must place green waste — such as leaves, grass, and brush — in trash bags.
- Bags must not weigh more than 40 pounds each.
- Branches must be cut to four-foot lengths and bundled securely.
- Items for green recycling must be placed at the curb for collection by 7 a.m. on the regular trash pickup day.
- Items should be placed 5 feet away from automated trash containers.
Collection crews won't pick up the following items:
- Construction debris
- Construction material
- Tree stumps