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Solid Waste and Recycling 

Los Alamos County provides comprehensive waste and recycling services for residents and businesses.  Programs include curbside waste and recycling collection, dumpster and roll off rental, daily e-waste and household hazardous waste recycling, and a variety of other programs.  Follow the links below for more details on the solid waste and recycling services offered to Los Alamos County residents and businesses.  

 What Can I Recycle in Blue Roll Carts and Dumpsters?

Click on the above image to learn more about those materials that are accepted in the recylcing stream, those that are not and why.

 Services and Fees

 Solid Waste and Recycling Convenience Centers

There are two convenience centers; one located in White Rock at Overlook Park and the other in the Sullivan Field parking lot near Los Alamos High School.  The Overlook Park convenience center includes receptacles for the following items: small loads of residential waste, brush, cardboard, paper, and mixed recycling.  The Sullivan Field parking lot location includes receptacles for mixed recycling, phonebooks and cardboard and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  

Overlook Convenience Center Hours

Summer (May 1 - Oct 1): Fri-Mon 8:00 am to noon, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Winter (Oct 2 - Apr 30): Fri-Tue 8:00 am to noon, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

 Outdoor Recycling Bins

Ten outdoor recycling bins are located throughout Los Alamos: four bins are located at Ashley Pond, two bins at the North Mesa Softball/Baseball fields, two bins at the Golf Course, one bin at the North Mesa Soccer Fields and one bin at the miniature golf course located at East Park. 

Contact Information
Public Works Director 
Philo Shelton 
 
505-662-8150