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Public Works

Our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of residents, businesses, and the environment in Bernalillo County by providing cost effective collection, disposal, customer service, education and recycling.

Welcome to the Bernalillo County Solid Waste Program.

We work with the community to create a cleaner county.

Please click here or on the image to view a letter full of important information that is sent to all new solid waste account holders in unincorporated Bernalillo County. 

The Curbside Solid Waste Program provides residential solid waste collection, transfer and disposal; community cleanups; customer service; billing; education; source reduction and recycling programs. Staff performs contract management, program planning, low income assistance program, public information and education, walk‐in payment processing, research for address, delinquent account, and billing. Waste Management is the contracted vendor for the residential collection.

The East Mountain Transfer Station provides solid waste and recycling services seven days a week. Staff performs solid waste transfer and disposal, recycling processing and hauling, customer service, payment processing, and general facility operations and maintenance.

Also please visit "Recycle Often, Recycle Right" for educational videos and resources or click below for important recycling information.

Finally, click here for information directly from Waste Management. 

RORR Widget

Location: 2400 Broadway Blvd. SE, Building N, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 224-1639
Public Works General Information: (505) 848-1500
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 - 5 p.m.
Email: ​trash@bernco.gov; recycle@bernco.gov 


Solid Waste Collection: Waste Management, Inc.

Phone: (505) 892-1200
Website: www.wm.com 


East Mountain Transfer Station

Location: 711 Highway 333 (old Route 66)
Phone: (505) 281-9110
Hours: Daily 7 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.



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