The only holidays that Solid Waste and Recycling do not operate are Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Residential customers whose service day lands on these holidays will have their containers serviced the following day even on Saturday.
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Visit the Residential Services page for information regarding grappler and trash pickup.
There are several reasons why your container may not have been serviced.
For additional information regarding your Solid Waste service visit Residential Services.
The grappler truck picks up large trash items, unable to fit into your City trash container. There are several items that the grappler may not pick up. If your items do not fit the Solid Waste or Grappler guidelines please call Solid Waste at 575-528-3700 and on a case-by-case basis we will do our best to help dispose of your items properly. For more information about what items the grappler can pick up visit Grappler Service.
You can take excess trash or recycling to the South Central Solid Waste Authority at 2865 West Amador where a fee will be assessed. You can arrange for a second container from Las Cruces Utilities for an additional fee of $9 a month for a trash container or $3.98 a month for a recycle container. Contact Customer Service to order an additional container at 575-541-2111.
If you have any questions regarding your recycling service or the items that you can place in your recycling container please contact Friedman Recycling at 575-323-5086 or by visiting their website.