4 Steps To Stop Illegal Dumping
Call the Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services Department, 505-314-0350, City of Albuquerque at 311, or State of New Mexico at 866-428-6535.
Have information available regarding the address where the trash is or dumping is occurring.
Be able to assess what type of trash or substance is on the property.
Be prepared to give your name and phone number in case property cannot be located.
An Inspector will go out to confirm exact location of the property and assess what is there.
The property owner will be notified and held accountable for the clean-up.
Property owner will be given a 30-day notice to clean up or a criminal complaint will be filed.
Zero Tolerance Policy/ Illegal Dumping Conviction
Anyone caught illegally dumping material faces citation and arrest.
Fines range from $100 to $1,000 (BCC SEC. 70-42)
Solid Waste Convenience Centers
City of Albuquerque - South Side (Montessa Park)
512 Los Picaros Rd NW
City of Albuquerque - West Side (Don Reservoir)
117 114th Street SW
City of Albuquerque - North Side (Eagle Rock)
6301 Eagle Rock Rd NE
Bernalillo County - East Side (East Mountain Transfer Station)
711 Highway 333 (old Route 66)
Free to county residents:
Call one week before your scheduled pick up day - appliances, furniture, etc.
City of Albuquerque
Call 311 or go to www.cabq.gov/solidwaste. Make your request Monday through Saturday, 24 hours before your regular trash collection day.
Household hazardous waste
Paint, pesticides, cleaning solvents, batteries, etc.
Advanced Chemical Transport (ACT)
6137 Edith Blvd. NE
Curbside pick-up twice a year, once in spring and once in fall. Look for dates of collection in your spring and fall billing.
Styrofoam, egg cartons, packing materials, etc.
Visit or call RASTRA
4485 Irving Blvd NW
Any Lowe’s Home Improvement Location
(Cordless phone batteries, 12 & 14 volt rechargeable batteries, no car batteries)
ACT (Advanced Chemical Transport)
6137 Edith NE
MWF: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and
Saturday 8 am - 3 pm
City Animal Control: (505) 768-1975
County Animal Care: (505) 314-0280
For dead livestock:
(cattle & horses only, must call within 24 hours)
City Code Enforcement: (505) 924-3850
New Mexico Air Quality Bureau
If you see trash in irrigation ditches call:
Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District
Junk Mobile Homes
County Planning & Development Services
If you see illegal dumping:
In Albuquerque city limits:
City Code Enforcement
In Bernalillo County:
City of Albuquerque Convenience Center
6301 Eagle Rock Road NE
East Mountain Transfer Station
711 Old HWY 66
El Toro Metal
3000 Isleta Blvd SW
PO Box 3903 NE
Paper and cardboard
4600 Williams St SE
4600 Williams St SE (505) 873-0440
5049 Edith NE
5109-B Edith NE