Environmental Services (Trash and Recycling)


Santa Fe, it’s time for A recycling upgrade!

Check out our new recycling commercial on the City's YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/kO29aVM2ae0 

NOTICE:  The murales drop-off center will temporarily close for zozobra and fiestas events from August 28, 2017 thru September 8, 2017.

Please use one of the other drop-off centers during this time.

 What goes in the new blue cart?


Mix all accepted materials together in your cart, no bundling required!  Leave materials loose, do not put in bags.

Glass is not accepted in your blue cart.   Click here glass recycling information.  

Break down large cardboard and avoid wedging it in your cart.  Wedged cardboard does not come out when the carts are collected.

You can recycle glass, large cardboard, and the materials listed and pictured above, at recycling drop-off centers provided by the City, and at the Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station.  Recycling drop-off centers are open to everyone even if you have a cart for curbside collection.

What do I do with my bins now that I have a cart?

Once you get a new cart, start using it!  Your old bins will no longer be collected, but you can use them to bring glass and other materials to the new recycling drop-off centers or recycle them in your new cart if they are broken.  If the bins are still usable, but you don’t want them, bring them to the Siler Road Recycling Drop-off Center for reuse.

What’s up with the Pink Carts and how can I order one?

A limited number of Pink Carts™ were made available to cancer survivors and their family/friends.  Cascade Engineering and the City of Santa Fe have made a $5,000.00 donation to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society chapter.   This funding supports the Santa Fe Making Strides Against Breast Cancer initiatives, which the City sponsors annually.  Check back here in August 2017 for information on the next Pink Cart™ registration opportunity.

Downloadable Information from Cart Package (click each item to download):

2017 Recycling Calendar

Information Magnet

Wastewater Compost Information

Reunity Resources Compost Information

Seed Packet Voucher

Eye on Water App information

Food Depot Information






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