RECYCLING

Cuba Collection Center

Hours of operation: Wednesday and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Located at 521 Southern All Around Road, Cuba, NM
Drop off recycling trailer collecting plastic, aluminum cans, cardboard and mixed paper.

Please rinse all milk containers and food containers before dropping off. No PVC or hard plastics.

Pena Blanca Collection Center

Hours of operation: Wednesday and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Located at 22 Camino de Comunida, Pena Blanca, NM
Drop off recycling trailer collecting plastic, aluminum cans, cardboard and mixed paper.

Please rinse all milk containers and food containers before dropping off. No PVC or hard plastics.

Sandoval County and City of Rio Rancho Recycling Drop-off Station

Located at 2700 Iris Rd NE, Rio Rancho, NM

Sandoval County or City of Rio Rancho residents only, proof of residency required, utility bill, or street address bill, and drivers license.

Hours of operation: Saturdays only 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Maybe opening an additional day in the future).
Items accepted: Cardboard, plastics, scrap metal, mixed paper, electronics (computers and TV's also), appliances (Freon-containing appliances also), tires (4 per visit, passenger tires only).


Special Notices

Regulation and Ordinance related to Solid Waste:

Federal

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 1976)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resource_Conservation_and_Recovery_Act

State

New Mexico Solid Waste Act (1978)
http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/index.htm
http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/swb/
Scrap Tire Management Rule 20.9.20 NMAC
http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/swb/tires.htm

County

Ordinance NO 06-07-06.10 Ordinance related to Disposal and Dumping of Waste, Trash and Refuse and Declaration of Health and Safety Hazard
Ordinance NO 06-07-06.10D Ordinance Amendment for Fees for the Southern Sandoval County Regional Landfill

Items NOT ACCEPTED at Landfill and Collection Centers

Hazardous waste, Liquids, Radioactive Waste and Bio-Medical waste
Common Hazardous waste includes:

Aerosol spray cans, pesticides, antifreeze, fuels, paints, lead acid batteries, florescent light bulbs, pool chemicals, cleaners, mercury containing items, solvents, oil & oil filters, butane bottles, infectious waste. Tires, burn barrels, needles (sharps), any item that has a license plate or a registration cannot be brought to the landfill.

UNIVERSAL WASTE CONCEPT

Must be sent for recycling otherwise it must be treated as hazardous waste:
[Health & Safety code - 25123.8, CCR Title 22-66261.9]

ITEMS INCLUDED IN UNIVERSAL WASTE

Electronic devices, computer components, printers, copying machines, photo machines, florescent light bulbs, mercury containing devices (furnace thermostats), televisions.


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