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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South Central Solid Waste Authority News
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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