Trash Pickup and Recycling
Contact Info

Commercial Services

Los Alamos County businesses are offered solid waste and recycling dumpsters. Recycling roll carts are also available upon request. Contractors and other commercial entities who will be producing a large volume of waste should rent a roll-off. See Helpful Documents to download a request form.


The fees associated with commercial solid waste and recycling collection services can be found here.

Residential Services

In Los Alamos County solid waste and recycling are collected weekly via roll-carts for residents living in single family homes, duplexes, quads or town homes.

Residents living in apartment complexes are provided dumpsters for trash disposal. Recycling dumpsters and roll carts are also available for apartment complexes upon request. Apartment dwellers may also drop off their recycling material at the Eco Station, Overlook Convenience Center, and Sullivan Field.

Roll carts are available in 3 sizes 48, 64, 96 Gallon. Please see the roll cart collection notice for more information.


Waste Collection Map:
View Solid Waste Collection Routes in a larger map.

Assisted Refuse Service:
If you are physically unable to take your roll-carts to the curb and would like to apply for assistance, please review and download the Assisted Refuse and Recycle Form. 

Completed forms may be brought or mailed to the Eco Station at 3701 E. Jemez Rd Los Alamos, NM 87544, faxed to (505)662-8051 or e-mailed to: solidwaste@lacnm.us

Free Load Policy:
Residents who use roll-carts are offered 12 free loads per year. Please see the Free Load Policy. 

Roll-cart Repair and Replacement:
If your roll cart is damaged or lost please email solidwaste@lacnm.us or call (505)662-8163 to get it repaired or replaced.

If you have the means to do so, you are encouraged to bring your damaged roll-cart to the Eco Station for immediate repair or replacement.

Note: a fee will not be accessed if damage is caused by Environmental Services equipment, see the Fee's page for more details.

New Bear Tough Roll Carts:

We now have Toter's Bear-Tough carts available. Click here to learn more.
Disposable Items:  

Please see "How do I dispose" for a complete list of accepted materials.


View the Environmental Services Recycling Video created by PAC8.


Helpful Documents

Authorization Form
This form must be filled out before a commercial entity will be allowed to dump loads at the Eco Station.

Roll Off Rental Request
General information and fee schedule for roll off container rentals.

Dumpster Rental Request
General information and fee schedule for dumpster rentals.