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Yard Waste

Albuquerque turns green waste into soil erosion protection.

Where Can I Take Green Waste?

Yard Waste

City of Albuquerque residents can take their green waste to the city’s three Convenience Center locations. The green waste is processed into a rough chip mulch and is used to help prevent erosion at the Cerro Colorado Landfill.  

Green Waste Collection Events

The City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Department offers two annual green waste pickups for Solid Waste residential customers. During these weeks, residents can place their Green Waste at the curb on their regular trash/recycle day by 7 a.m.