Solid Waste

The District operates the convenience station with the customer in mind. Customers should expect to have a pleasant experience with as much or as little assistance as desired. District Staff will be in attendance to assist as needed.

SOLID WASTE CONVENIENCE STATION INFORMATION
1221 High Mesa Road, Alto – 575-937-0165

HOURS OF OPERATION:

  • Friday-Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Holidays: Closed
  • Attendant Contact: (575) 937-0165 during working hours

TYPES OF WASTE ACCEPTED

  • Household Wastes (bagged trash)
  • Recyclables
    • Cardboard
    • Paper and recyclable plastic
    • Tin and aluminum cans
    • Plastic
  • Bulk Wastes
    • Scrap metal
    • Miscellaneous bulk waste including construction materials
  • Green Waste
  • YARD WASTE means grass or weeds from mowing, raked pine needles, clippings and twigs generated from general yard maintenance.
    FOREST WASTE means materials generated by tree pruning, dead or live tree removal or land clearing projects, regardless of the size of the individual items.

The Station will not accept hazardous waste, tires, batteries, liquid paint, and other such waste restricted by the State.

Frequently Asked Questions

ON-SITE FEES

Miscellaneous bulk waste:

Residentail Metered Property $17.65 per cubic yard
District Property $23.14 per cubic yard
Non-District $31.57 per cubic yard

Yard Waste:

District Metered Customer Free
District Fire Protection $10.53 per cubic yard
Non-District $15.79 per cubic yard

Forest Waste:

District Customers $10.53 per cubic yard
Non-District $15.79 per cubic yard