County Recycling & Waste Services
Where to Recycle
County residents and city residents who do not have access to curbside recycling can bring their clean and dry recyclables to:
- The Recycling Center - 2855 W Amador
- Old Foothills Landfill - 555 S Sonoma Ranch Boulevard
- SCSWA County Collection Centers. For locations and operating hours view the County Collection Centers page.
- All Las Cruces Public Schools. To view the list of schools view the School Recycling page.
Where to Take My Trash
Residents can take their solid waste directly to the SCSWA Transfer Station located at 2865 W Amador Avenue or to the nearest County Collection Center. Please be advised that a minimum fee of $5 per load (plus tax)/punch stamp is applicable.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
7 am to 5 pm (last allowed inbound load at 4:45 pm)
Saturday through Sunday
8 am to 4 pm (last allowed inbound load at 3:45 pm)
Visit our Current Service Rates page for our current service rates.
Visit our County Collection Centers page for our County Collection Center Pricing.
For more information about the SCSWA Transfer Station call 575-528-3800.
Need more information on where to take your:
County Resident Trash Disposal Haulers
County residents have the option of soliciting solid waste haulers for collection services. Here is a listing of optional solid waste haulers in the County:
- Southwest Disposal: 575-524-8482
- Mesilla Valley Disposal: 575-647-9094
- Chaparral Disposal Service: 575-824-0887
- DJ’s Hauling Inc.: 575-202-0352
- Miles Hauling Service: 575-524-8747
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favoring by South Central Solid Waste Authority or their affiliates. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
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