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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
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, 87106


Tower Pond Park


601 86th SW, 87121