Solid Waste



Andres. Alvarez, Sanitation
Director



OFFICE HOURS           PHONE            ADDRESS
Monday- Friday 8 AM- 3 PM
Saturday 8 AM -3 PM
Sunday - Closed
Phone: 575-894-6939  
After Hours/Emergency:894-7111

Mail: 505 Sims Street
Physical: 601 Nadyne Courte
T or C, NM 87901
                                                       
SOLID WASTE DIVISION INFORMATION

The Sanitation Division collects and disposes of solid waste for our customers here in Truth or Consequences. We have a fleet of trucks that regularly empty the poly carts and dumpsters located throughout the city.

Holiday Hours and closures
Monday January 17,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closed. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Monday February 21,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closed. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Friday April 15,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closing at 11:00am. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Friday May 6,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closing at 11:00am. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Monday May 30,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closed. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Monday June 20,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closed. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.
Monday July 4,2022, the Recycle and Waste Collection Center will be closed. All residential and commercial trash routes will run normal.

Recycling and Waste Collection Center
601 Nadyne Court, Truth or Consequences
Open Monday-Saturday 8 am - 3 pm
  Recycling and Waste Collection Center Drop off Yard
601 Nadyne Court, Truth or Consequences
Open Monday-Saturdays 8 am - 3 pm

Waste Collection Center Accepts: 
City and County Residents 
Private Haulers 
Commercial Waste Haulers 
Small pick-ups of C & D (Construction & Demolition)
Municipal Household Waste 
Yard Waste 
Tires 
Tree Branches
 
Recycling Center Accepts: 
Corrugated Cardboard
Shredded Office Paper 
Tin Cans, Aluminum Cans 
Electric Motors, Batteries
Electric Power Supply
Scrap Metals, Water Heaters
Metal Appliances, Ovens

Washer, Dryers, Refrigerators
Freezers, AC Units

 

1) Operator reserves the right to refuse any load that is not in compliance with NMSWB Regulations 20.9.2.-20.9 NMAC 

2) No waste or trash shall be placed or dumped on roadway, arroyos, open fields, or at facility gates. Violators will be subject to:

  • Illegal Dumping Fines under State and Federal Regulation
  • City Fines under Illegal Dumping
  • Disposal and Clean up Fees
  • Etc.

3) Residents may use the recycling drop off yard at no charge. It is the residents' responsibility to dispose of excess waste at the Collection Center drop off floor.

4) All residents, contractors or visitors must stop at the scale house before entering this facility

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THE FOLLOWING RULES AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR ALL VISITORS TO THE FACILITY:
* Please allow additional time for dumping waste before 3:00pm
* Children and pets must remain in vehicles

* Smoking is prohibited in the Waste Collection Center 
* Credit / Debit Card payments not accepted
* Random Load Inspections 
* All Charges Are Subject to Gross Receipts Tax
* Unsecured or Untarped Loads will be Charged Additional Fees
  Prohibited Waste: 
* Burn Barrels or Ash Waste 
* Medical or Infectious Waste 
* Sludge Waste or Livestock Manure 
* Dead Animals or Mortality Waste 
* Asbestos Pipes or Residues 
* Hazardous Waste or Special Waste 
As per NMED Regulations
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You may drop-off Cardboard (please flatten boxes), Tin Cans, and Aluminum Cans at Recycle Trailers.

Please separate items and NO trash.

Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm 
The trailer is at the Senior Citizen Meal Site by the City Library on 4th Street.

Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm
The trailer is at the parking lot directly below CHF Thrift store.

The Recycling Trailer may also be used for special events. Contact us for further information if interested in one for an event you may be coming up. 
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For our dumpster and poly cart rates, see the Utilities page.

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