Landfills

Rio Rancho Waste Management Landfill


1132 Carpenter St NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
(505) 892-2055

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday
*Accepts cardboard for recycling

Free Landfill Days
​The Rio Rancho Waste Management offers a free landfill day every month for Rio Rancho residents. Residents can go any day of the month during regular operating hours. Proof of Rio Rancho residency will be required and commercial waste will not be accepted. Free disposal for up to 1,000lbs. Loads over 1,000lbs. will be charged normal gate rate. For more information contact Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful at 505-891-5015 or Waste Management at 505-892-2055.

Glass Recycling

NEW! Glass Recycling Drop-off! The Rio Rancho Waste Management Landfill now offers a free drop-off site for glass bottles during normal business hours. DO NOT put glass in your recycling cart. Glass may be dropped off at 1132 Carpenter St NE, Monday through Friday 7:00AM - 5:00PM, and Saturdays 7:30AM - 12:00PM. 


NOT Accepted:


Refrigerators with Freon (must have certificate if Freon as removed)
Liquids
Paints
Batteries
Hazardous materials
Medical Waste
Explosives
Radioactive wastes

In general, Waste Management accepts all municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris (C&D), tires, and special wastes as identified by NM Environment Department (must be profiled and approved by NMED). For more information contact Waste Management at (505) 433-6052.


Sandoval County Landfill 


2700 Iris Road
(505) 867-0816
Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday
*Accepts cardboard and green waste for recycling

NOT Accepted:


* Hazardous waste
* Animal carcasses
* Tires
* Car bodies, trailers or other vehicles requiring licenses
* Burning trash, hot barrels or ashes
* Fuels, oils, anti-freeze or contaminated soil
* Household hazardous waste
* Paints, thinners or solvents
* Refrigerators or compressors containing Freon

Compost and Mulch (wood chips) for sale only at Sandoval County Landfill
For more information please contact Sandoval County Landfill at (505) 867-0814.