Recycling helps the planet and can even save you money! It is free to drop off household recycling, like plastic bottles, cardboard, glass, and aluminum, at any County convenience center.
Materials Accepted for Recycling by Santa Fe County
Santa Fe County provides places to drop off mixed recyclables, glass, automotive fluids, tires, green waste, and scrap metal. Permit fees apply to drop off green waste and tires.
Click on the orange links below for locations and guidelines for each material
Boxboard (cereal boxes, egg cartons, etc.)
Brown paper bags
Food and beverage cartons
Magazines and catalogs
Paperback and hardcover books
Plastic bottles and containers (jars, tubs, clamshells, etc.)
Rigid plastics (toys, laundry baskets, buckets, etc.)
Shredded paper (place in clear plastic bags)
*Glass is accepted for recycling in Santa Fe County, but should not be placed in with mixed recyclables. Scroll down to learn more about recycling glass and other materials at County convenience centers!
Window or plate glass