Green Waste Disposal

As you sweep up your leaves in the coming weeks, note the City’s free Green Waste Disposal. Here are the details:

December 4, 2017 – December 15, 2017

City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Residential Customers can take advantage of free green waste pickup. Green waste will be collected on your regular trash and recycle collection day during the following weeks:

• December 4 – December 8
• December 11 – December 15

Solid Waste Residential customers must place green waste — such as leaves, grass, and brush — in trash bags.
• Bags must not weigh more than 40 pounds each.
• Branches must be cut to four-foot lengths and bundled securely.
• Items for green recycling must be placed at the curb for collection by 7 a.m. on the regular trash pickup day.
• Items should be placed 5 feet away from automated trash and recycle containers.

Prohibited Items
Collection crews won’t pick up the following items:
• Dirt
• Construction debris
• Gravel
• Construction material
• Tree stumps

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