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Compost at Eco Station

Compost is available free of charge at the Eco Station.

A loading fee will be assessed at $3.00 per cubic yard of material; approximately 3 cubic yards fit into our front-end loaders. Methods of payment include cash or check; or County residents may choose to be billed for this service on their monthly utility bill.

Assistance with loading materials into trucks and trailers is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The Eco Station has a smaller staff on weekends and therefore loading assistance may not be immediately available.

For more information on our compost Click Here

Material Loading Assistance: The Eco Station offers free mulch, compost, manure, and glass cullet. Assistance with loading these materials into trucks and trailers is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The Eco Station has a smaller staff on weekends and therefore loading assistance may not be immediately available.

Effective August 1, 2015, a loading fee will be assessed at $3.00 per cubic yard of material; approximately 4 cubic yards fit into our front-end loaders. Methods of payment include cash or check; or County residents may choose to be billed for this service on their monthly utility bill.

Due to high demand please call 662-8163 to check if material and loading assistance are available.

Free Load Policy: Los Alamos County residents with weekly curbside collection are allowed 12 free loads per year. Please review our free load policy Click Here

For a complete list of all Los Alamos County Environmental Services Fees, effective July 1, 2016 Click Here

Questions about recycling? Click here for a fun look at our new commercial being shown at the Reel Deal Theater!

Backyard Composting

Backyard compost bins can be purchased at the Eco Station for $60.00. A backyard compost bin is a great way to reduce waste going to the landfill and make a great soil amendment at the same time. Check out the backyard composting guide to get started today.

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Eco Station
Environmental Services Division
505-662-8163