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Solid Waste

Information about solid waste collection in Albuquerque.

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The Solid Waste Management Department provides residential and commercial trash collection, and disposal. We also oversee large-item disposal, recycling, graffiti removal, convenience centers, and neighborhood cleanup support.

Our other services include:

  • Operating the City's landfills in compliance with State and Federal regulations
  • Ensuring environmental safety at old landfills Managing and operating a recycling processing facility.
  • Educating the public about recycling and responsible waste disposal.

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Integrated Waste Management

The Solid Waste Management Department initiated an Integrated Waste Management Plan to assist the Department in setting short-term and long-term goals for a sustainable, comprehensive solid waste program.

View the Integrated Waste Management Plan.

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