Waste Management Services

For more information about curbside recycling or to request a recycling bin for your single- family home contact Waste Management at:
Phone: 505-892-1200
Rio Rancho Waste Management website.


Acceptable Items:

  • Aluminum cans and foil
  • Brown paper bags
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Flattened cardboard
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Office paper
  • Paperboard
  • Phone books
  • Pie tins
  • Plastic 1-7
  • Steel cans

Unacceptable Items:

  • Garbage
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastic bags
Glass Recycling Drop-Off at WM Landfill
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. 

What to recycle updated 2020

NEW! Waste Management's At Your Door Service Special Collection® Service

Do you have old electronics, paint, motor oil, pool chemicals, batteries or other household hazardous waste taking
up space? Now it’s easy and convenient to get them out of the way with At Your Door Special Collection® Service.

It’s as easy at 1-2-3:

1. Call 1-800-449-7587 (Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
or visit wmatyourdoor.com to find out the many items that can be
collected and schedule your pickup.
2. We’ll send you a collection kit with instructions on how to label and
where to place your items.
3. Gather your items and place them on your front door area or
outside the garage before 7 a.m. on your pickup day. You don’t
even need to be home!

Visit Waste Management's website or contact them at 505-892-1200 for more information and a complete list of accepted items.

Did you know...

If you throw trash in your curbside recycling bin you risk ruining the whole truck load of recycling? Contamination of the recycling bin often leads to recycling trucks having to landfill their recycling load because the amount of trash in them exceeds the amount of recyclables. To find out more information about proper curbside recycling habits and how to reduce the amount of contamination visit http://recycleoftenrecycleright.com/.