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Recycling Drop-off Sites

Information about Albuquerque-area recycling drop-off sites.

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Acceptable Materials

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Drop-off Site



Beneath Marquette Avenue Overpass


Located under the Marquette overpass just west of the train tracks, there are three large recycling bins plus a large yellow bin for glass.

Recycle bins available only during business hours:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday


100 Marquette NW

Smith's (Taylor Ranch)

8301 Golf Course NW, 87120

West Mesa Community Center

Recycle bins available only during business hours:

  • 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays
5500 Glenrio NW, 87105
Taylor Ranch Community Center 4900 Kachina NW, 87120

Cottonwood Mall

Enter from 7 Bar Loop & Cottonwood Loop. Located in the northeast parking area of the Cottonwood Mall.

There are four large recycling bins plus a large yellow bin for glass.

Northwest Corner at 7 Bar Loop & Cottonwood Loop


Solid Waste Main Office

4600 Edith NE, 87107
(505) 761-8100

Grace Church 6901 San Antonio NE, 87109
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center 7521 Carmel NE, 87113


8100 Ventura NE, 87122
(505) 822-8383

Lowe's Home Improvement 3010 Juan Tabo NE, 87111
Behind Sonic
Eagle Rock Convenience Center 6301 Eagle Rock NE, 87113
(505) 857-8318
Bear Canyon 4645 Pitt NE, 87111

Balloon Fiesta Park (Bin will not be available during Balloon Fiesta.)

  • No glass accepted. Bin located on the south side of the park.
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week
9401 Balloon Museum NE


Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center Parking Lot
(Next to the Little League Fields.)

Gates are open during the following hours:
M-F from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed


501 Elizabeth SE, 87123
(505) 275-8731