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Residents 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:
- May 6 - May 10
- May 13 – May 17
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