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Recycling Drop-off Sites

The Solid Waste Management Department operates many recycling drop-off sites throughout the Albuquerque Metropolitan area.


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Accepted Recycling Materials

These recycling bins accept the following materials:

  • Glass (any color)
  • Paper
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • All plastic bottles
  • Tin
  • Aluminum cans

For information about recycling other materials, visit New Mexico Recycling Coalition.

Recycling Bin Locations

Drop-off SiteAddress
Northwest
Smith's (Taylor Ranch)

8301 Golf Course NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(At Paseo Del Norte)

West Mesa Community Center
Recycle bin 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
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(At Coors)
Taylor Ranch Community Center 4900 Kachina NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(Taylor Ranch near Montano)
North Valley Senior Center
(No glass accepted.) Bins located on the north side of Aztec.
3825 4th NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Northeast

Solid Waste Main Office

4600 Edith NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(Edith and Griegos)
(505) 761-8100

New Beginnings Church (No glass accepted.) 3601 Montgomery N.E. (Corner of Carlisle and Montgomery)
Macaroni Grille 2100 Louisiana NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(Vacant parking lot south of the Macaroni Grille)
Smith's

8100 Wyoming NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(At Paseo del Norte)
(505) 857-9783

Smith's (Glenwood Hills) 4700 Tramway NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 292-5888
Eagle Rock Convenience Center
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week
6301 Eagle Rock NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 857-8318
Bear Canyon 4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(Near Eubank & Montgomery)
Wal-Mart (Carlisle & Claremont)
Bins have been moved to the rear of the store.
2701 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Crowne Plaza Hotel (University & Menaul)
NW corner of hotel.
1901 University NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Southeast
Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center Parking Lot
(Next to the Little League Fields.)
501 Elizabeth SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 275-8731
UNM South
(Sunshine Terrace & University, Southside of Baseball Field) Use the entrance located on the North East corner of the dirt lot directly under the billboard.
1701 University SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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