Helping Santa Fe Rethink Their Waste
Recycle at Work & School
Are you a business or school that wants to recycle more? Start today! We can help you reach your goal, big or small, with waste audits and educational materials.


EPA Waste Management Hierarchy


Monday -Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

HHW: Fridays and Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day/4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Methods of payment: cash, check, debit card, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover only).


Cash Customers

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed: Sundays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Methods of payment: cash, check, debit card, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover only).

Commercial Account Customers

Note: Pre-approved commercial account holders only.

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed: Sundays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Whether you’re a school or a small, corporate, or industrial business we want to help you save money by recycling!

Request a Waste Assessment

It’s time to right size your trash containers and quit paying to empty air space.  We will come to your office or school to see how much waste you actually produce.  Then we will use our expertise judgment to suggest an appropriate cart or dumpster size for recycling and trash.

Service Change in Santa Fe County or the City of Santa Fe

In Santa Fe County,  Contact Your Private Hauler in Santa Fe County (click on link or see below). 

The Santa Fe County Solid Waste Division provides convenient trash and recycling drop-off locations. Residents and businesses that generate less than 850 pounds of trash per month may utilize the solid waste convenience centers by purchasing bag tags or permits at the Treasurer’s Office, Public Works Complex, Edgewood Satellite Office, Eldorado Satellite Office, or Pojoaque Satellite Office. Click here for information on solid waste permits and bag tags.

Curbside collection service may be obtained from one of the following private haulers. If your company should be listed here, call (505) 992-3010 during business hours (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m).  If you live within the Collection District established in Ordinance # 2016-04, private waste haulers who provide curbside residential service must collect recycling at least once every other week in addition to trash service. (Source)

Capital Scrap Metals*
(505) 471-0740
Pecos Waste Management
(505) 795-2944
East Mountain Disposal
(505) 286-4798
Road Runner Waste Service
(505) 867-9000
Ibarra’s Trash Service*
(505) 920-3264
Santa Fe Waste Services
(505) 780-0505
L Mora Trash Co
(505) 259-8177
Waste Management*
(505) 892-1200
MCT Waste*
(505) 345-8651
*Provides residential waste service within the Ordinance #2016-04 Collection District


In the City of Santa Fe, contact  Residential Collection or Commercial Collection by calling (505) 955-2200.

Residential Collection

“The cost of basic residential curbside service is $16.54 per month, which includes tax and is included in your City of Santa Fe monthly utility bill.

Residential refuse and recycling collection is provided weekly, using City-issued rolling carts.  Each residence recieves one 65- or 95- gallon green trash cart and one 65-gallon blue recycling cart.  A larger recycling cart may be provided upon request, or one additional recycling cart may be provided no extra fees.  Residents may order additional trash carts, additional fees apply to trash.  Carts are collected using an automated truck, drivers do not typically exit the vehicle.” (Source)

Commercial Collection

“Requests for new service or changes to current service must be made on the Application for Refuse and Recycling Service (below).

Please review all Commercial Trash and Recycling Service Guidelines (below) before applying for service.  The Guidelines include provisions for enclosures, moving containers, bagged trash, prohibited and otherwise unacceptable materials, container cleaning, overloaded containers, dumpster repair, blocked containers and missed service.” (Source)

Commercial Trash and Recycling Guidelines

Commercial Collection Application 

Commercial Change of Service Application

Download, print and complete the Application and return it to City of Santa Fe Environmental Services Division at 1142 Siler Road (map).

Signage for Indoor Recycling Containers

Download and print as many recycling posters as you need for your business or school.

Remember to separated glass please.

Business Recycling Posters:  Paper, Plastic, & Metal — Glass Only

School Recycling Posters:  Paper, Plastic, & Metal — Blank 11×8.5

Recycling Forums, Presentations, Q&As, and Workshops

Would you like to know more, just have questions or would you like a refresher for staff?

One of the keys to a successful recycling programs is a well informed staff or student body. We know how hard it is to remember everything!  We can come to your business or school to present the why and how-to recycle, and address any questions.  While there is would be great to observe the daily operations to identify the most efficient and effective ways for your school or business to recycle.

Contact us today to set up an meeting that is convenient for you.