News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2022

Recycling is on a Roll

Captions: (Above) New trucks with the new logo are roaming the streets of Las Cruces, and new bins are here, ready to roll out throughout the community (below).

Recycling is on a roll at South Central Solid Waste Authority!

Customers across Las Cru...

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South Central Solid Waste Authority News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

The Winds of Change: Recycling Has Local Support

Recycling Containers

Caption: New recycling containers are a sign of SCSWA being ready to grow with Las Cruces. Funding from the legislature, thanks to the support of the community and local legislators, will allow SCSWA to best serve Las Cruces.

The winds of the last few week...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

A Refresher on What NOT to Recycle

The strength of the Las Cruces Recycling Program relies on each person knowing what goes in their blue recycling container and what doesn’t. For each bag of trash, pizza box with grease, and any stray Styrofoam, the entire truckload would be at risk of co...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Why Can’t We Recycle Styrofoam?

SCSWA Styrofoam

Caption: The cardboard box is fine to recycle, but the Styrofoam goes in the trash.

The Styrofoam is right there in the perfect cardboard box. You know the cardboard goes into your blue recycling bin, but, you think, does the Styrofoam go in there too?&...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Make a Difference in Your Recycling Community

SCSWA Linda Pribble

Caption: Trails West resident Linda Pribble reached out to SCSWA to get guidance for her community’s recycling needs.

When Linda Pribble had questions about recycling, she reached out to South Central Solid Waste Authority.

“Recycling is...

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South Central Solid Waste Authority News
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Industry-led Plastics Pact Focuses on Problematic Materials

Wooden Stirrers News Article Image

Caption: Be ready to see more wooden stirrers – like locally at Grounded in Las Cruces – as industries throughout the United States sign on to a pact to incorporate fewer plastics.

Recycling sustainability will need the support and solu...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Staff Training is Crucial to Medical Waste Disposal

Caption: Medical waste has specific disposal requirements and cannot be included in regular trash because it is a biohazard. Employees of medical facilities need to make sure that waste is correctly managed before SCSWA inspects loads coming from their ro...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Know the New Rates for Amador Transfer Station and Curbside Recycling

On July 1, 2022, curbside recycling and Amador Transfer Station rates will be increasing slightly. Curbside Recycling will see a $0.15 cent increase. The rates that customers will see on their City of Las Cruces Utilities bill will be $7.50 per month.

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