Fall Green Waste Pick-up

Solid Waste Management Department residential customers can recycle their green waste for FREE !


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Dec 01, 2014 12:00 AM - Dec 12, 2014 12:00 PM


Fall Green Waste Pick-up


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.

Prohibited Items

Collection crews won't pick up the following items:

  • Dirt
  • Construction debris
  • Gravel
  • Construction material
  • Tree stumps